Officer bitten by dog during arrest
A BELMONT police officer required surgery to his leg last week after he received dog bite wounds in Redcliffe.
He was attacked by the dog, described as a bull mastiff, while trying to arrest a man in Bulong Avenue just before noon on Saturday, November 3.
The officer was taken to Royal Perth Hospital for treatment and surgery to repair a wound to his right leg.
He is understood to have been released from hospital. The dog was impounded.