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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.

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