Dog Attacks Pennsylvania Police Officer

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania police officer is recovering after he was attacked by a dog.

Police say the officer was called to a suburban area of Lebanon around 8:30 a.m. Saturday after three dogs were reported on the loose.

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One of the dogs bit the officer on the arm, and he used his stun gun to stop the attack. The officer was transported to a local hospital and given a round of rabies shots before he returned to duty.

Authorities say police officers and a Game Commission Officer later captured the dog that bit the first officer and a second stray.

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Police say the dog that attacked the officer was beyond help and had to be put down. The second dog was placed in a shelter.

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