Zetland huntsman rewarded for his bravery

  • Zetland huntsman David Jukes has been recognised for the bravery he showed when helping police to catch a criminal in September.

    He received a certificate of commendation from the chief constable of Durham Constabulary last week.

    Returning from hunting last autumn, Mr Jukes saw police struggling to follow a suspect across fields and offered the use of his hunt Land Rover.

    He detained one offender by jumping on his back.

    His actions helped the force catch a Stockton man who received a four-year prison sentence for theft.

    This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (2 February 2012)

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