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Police Dog Hurt In Struggle With Suspect

Last updated on Sunday, November 25, 2012

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Metro police say a police dog was injured Saturday in a struggle with a suspect.

Police say an officer was conducting a narcotics investigation in the area of Washington and Dequincy Streets on the east side at about 4 p.m. Saturday. During the process of taking a suspect into custody, the suspect gouged the eye of a police K-9 who was assisting the officer.

The animal sustained an injury to the eye and was transported to a veterinary clinic.

A suspect is being detained at the scene.

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