PORTLAND – A Washington County deputy was bit by a dog during a call Friday morning after its owner resisted arrest.
The deputy was responding to a call about a man who was banging on an apartment door and making threats at 18000 block of NW Rock Creek Blvd, said Sgt. Bob Ray with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies were trying to arrest the suspect, who was resisting arrest, Ray said. The dog, a pit-bull mix, came out of the apartment the suspect was trying to enter and bit the deputy’s hand.
The extent of the officer’s injuries was not yet known. The dog was in custody and will be put in quarantine, Ray said.