Puppy Thieves on the Run! Dramatic Video Shows Police Chasing Down Modern Day Cruella De Vils and Rescuing Dogs From Their Boot

This is the shocking moment a red Audi – containing seven stolen puppies – raced through a flashing level crossing in a desperate bid to escape police.

The sports car was being used as a getaway vehicle when it zoomed past queuing traffic and smashed through the safety barriers.

It narrowly missed being hit by a train, whose driver was forced to take emergency action to avoid a collision at the crossing in Lakenheath, Suffolk.

Thieves Make Getaway

Dashcam footage and video from a police support helicopter captured the pursuit on camera.

After smashing through the level crossing, the Audi TT is seen speeding off, with the pursuing officer left on the other side of the train tracks. The driver later dumped the car at the roadside before fleeing on foot.

Cops Chase Theives

When officers found the car it was full of stolen goods relating to eight different burglaries including a firearm and seven puppies – who were returned to their owners.

Bust Through Barricades

Police believe it was used as a getaway car by an organized crime gang responsible for 200 burglaries, costing victims more than £2million.

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