Of­fi­cer bit­ten by dog dur­ing ar­rest

Southern Gazette (Victoria Park) - - News -

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.

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