Woman Hiding From Drug Cops Is Betrayed By Her Pet Dog

Story BySimon GloverSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyAsia Wire Report

A woman who was hiding in a flat raided by drug cops was arrested – after she was given away by her pet dog.

The woman, identified by cops by only by her surname of Chen, was in flat, in the city of Hangzhou, in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province, when cops broke down the door.

But when police entered the flat it appeared to be empty except for a toy poodle which was staring pointedly at a wardrobe.

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The cops looked inside the wardrobe, only to find it empty, but the little dog carried on looking in the same direction.

Suspicious, one police officer knocked on the back of the wardrobe and decided the resulting sound was strangely hollow.

The police officers pushed the wardrobe aside to reveal a secret compartment in which the women was hiding.

Chen later told cops she knew the police were looking for her when she first heard them knock on the door and decided to hide.

But she said she could not believe she had been given away by her pet dog which she had looked after for nine years.

Chen said the dog had always looked at her adoringly and she could not believe it had turned “traitor”.

The incident has gone viral on the popular Chinese social media platform Weibo with more than 140 million views. 

One anonymous online commentator said: “I think the dog can be honoured as a police dog now.”