A city police dog named Coal has been praised after it located a suspect of an attempted break in at Stobhill Hospital. 

The force confirmed that a 54-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection to the incident. 

The dog was praised on Police Scotland's Twitter account, where a Tweet reads: "When a person broke into a Glasgow hospital, Police Dog Coal made sure they wouldn't get away.

"Locating the suspect hiding within the grounds."

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland can confirm that a 54-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an attempted break-in at Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow.

"The incident was reported to police around 3.50am on Wednesday, 20 May.

"A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal and he is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court at a later date."