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Deputy bit by dog while serving warrant in Severn

Posted at 2:10 PM, Aug 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-07 00:09:04-04

Deputies say they were called to a home on Thompson Avenue in Severn to locate a suspect on outstanding warrants.

While inside the home, a deputy was bit in the calf by a dog. With the help of a resident, the deputy was able to free himself from the dog’s grasp.

The deputy suffered puncture wounds and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

The dog was placed on a 10-day quarantine by Animal Control officers.

The suspect was not found at the residence.