Northamptonshire Police Dog Mac convinces Twitter it's a BEAR in social media snap

Photo of four-legged crime fighter keeping cool causes confusion

Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 12:31 pm

Northamptonshire Police has denied recruiting a black bear to its force after a social media post sparked wild rumours.

A snap of Police Dog Mac cooling down in the heat on Wednesday (June 22) with the help of handler PC Ian McDonald and a hose pipe.

But Twitter was quick to say the sight of Mac on his hind legs was even scarier than usual …

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One posted: "When the dog turns in to a grizzly bear" and another "remake of American Werewolf is looking good.”

PD Mac keeps cool in the heat with the help of handler and 'chauffeur' PC Ian McDonald
See, honestly, Mac IS dog