A POLICE dog was brought in to help officers in Barrhead after they received reports of a man sneaking into a house.

Clever canine Coal was able to trace the suspect nearby, in Carlibar Road.

The incident took place last night and police have confirmed they arrested a 42-year-old man.

He was charged with various offences, including an alleged assault on one of the officers, and is understood to have been due to appear in court today in connection with the case.

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