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NEWBURGH, N.Y. -- A K-9 unit with the Newburgh Police Department is responsible for catching a man while he robbed a restaurant.
According to police, Joseph Pellegrino, 30, threw a rock through the window of Youngest Brothers restaurant in an attempt to get inside. They said he broke several cash registers while inside.
When police arrived, Pellegrino tried to hide under the furniture in the basement, but the K-9 officer was able to track him down. He was arrested and taken to the hospital for a dig bit to his arm.
He was charged with felony burglary and criminal mischief. Pellegrino is being held pending arraignment.