Police K-9 bites girl, 4, while chasing suspect

File photo.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
File photo. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Credit: John Moore

Credit: John Moore

A Shelby police dog chasing a man wanted on felony warrants bit a 4-year-old girl during the pursuit, officials said.

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The police chief told Channel 9 the suspect jumped on top of a car while trying to get away from the dog.

At some point, the suspect opened the back door of the car and a girl inside was bitten.

She was taken to the hospital to be checked out. The extent of her injuries is unknown.

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