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Charles City Officials Confirm Police Dog Involved in Attack

Charles City Officials Confirm Police Dog Involved in Attack

July 11, 2019 04:05 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- The Charles City Police Department has confirmed it's investigating a report of its police dog attacking someone at the home where the dog lives.

The department issued a news release Monday -- acknowledging the June 25th incident involving the dog named "Jordy" and a person at the house.

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The dog was not on duty at the time.

It's common practice for a police dog to live in the home of its officer handler.

Authorities have not given details of the attack -- other than to say the person attacked was treated for minor injuries.

Police continue to investigate, and say there is no risk to the public.

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