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After a woman was saved by a police dog in Northfield in the early hours of this morning, Inspector Russ Evans from West Midlands Police Dogs Unit said:
"Our dogs are highly trained and are able to follow a scent over long distances, in all sorts of conditions - so when someone is in grave danger, they really can make the difference between life and death."
Police dog Ska, along with handler PC Keith Bennett, was called in to help locate the woman when police were alerted to concerns over her welfare.
A police dog has saved a woman after tracking her blood trail in the Northfield area of Birmingham.
The police dog, named Ska, led handler PC Keith Bennett to the woman's location by tracking her scent and a trail of blood.
The West Midlands Police Dogs Unit were called in the early hours of this morning after evidence of an injury was reported near the scene.
After being saved by Ska the woman, yet to be named, is recovering in hospital.