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Man bites police dog in US, arrested

The man attacked the dog while making a bid to escape.

world Updated: Jan 25, 2018 12:55 IST
Press Trust of India, Houston
Man bites dog,Houston,New Hampshire
A police officer with his service dog. (Reuters File Photo)

A man has been arrested in the US for biting a police dog while trying to evade arrest.

The man from New Hampshire, who was not identified, unsuccessfully tried to hide under a pile of clothes to evade arrest over the weekend and then put the police dog in a chokehold and bit it on the head.

The incident took place on Sunday when police arrived at a home in the town of Boscawen following reports that a person had been shot, police said.

The man was charged with resisting arrest and biting the dog.

First Published: Jan 25, 2018 11:02 IST