A POLICEMAN and a burglar plunged into a Huddersfield canal after a chase and tussle.
The intruder was spotted breaking into a house on Peridot Fold in Fartown at 6.30pm last night.
Police were called and arrived to see the burglar running away.
He was chased down Red Doles Road to the towpath beside Huddersfield Broad Canal.
A policeman caught up with the thief and grappled with him.
Both plunged into the canal, but the burglar managed to get out first and escaped.
He is white, in his early 20s, 5ft 9in tall and slim with short, dark hair.
He wore a dark fleece jumper, dark blue jeans and a black baseball cap.
Contact Pc David Robinson on 01484 436664.