K-9 Thor Memorial T-Shirt to Benefit Wethersfield, CT Police K9 Unit

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WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) – Police K-9 Thor died in late November from injuries he got chasing a kidnapping suspect through a wooded area. The German Shepard had been serving his community alongside Wethersfield Officer Nuno Martins for two years. Now a memorial t-shirt designed to honor Thor will be on sell starting on December 8th, 2016 and all profits will be donated to the Wethersfield Police Department K-9 Unit.Click here to support the Wethersfield Police Canine Unit

A memorial will be held on December 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wethersfield Community Center, located at 30 Greenfield Street. T-shirts can be purchases at the Memorial Service. They are also available online. Orders will be taken until December 23rd, 2016 and shipping will begin right after Christmas.Related Content: Suspect arrested in incident that led to Wethersfield K9 death

The man Thor was chasing, 20 year old Chauncey Smith of Hartford, was later arrested.Related Content: Wethersfield police canine dies from injuries sustained chasing kidnapping suspect

Police were originally called to a motel for a report of a woman being held against her will by her boyfriend. She had a protective order against Chauncey Smith. When police got there, he took off and K-9 Officer Thor followed.Related Content: Wethersfield Police Canine dies of injuries from chase

Smith is charged with interfering with police and violation of a protective order. Police say he has not been charged for the death of Thor because that investigation is ongoing.

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