PARKVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — There’s a warning for people to be on the lookout in a Parkville neighborhood after a police officer was attacked by dogs.
The officer was responding to calls for wild dogs. Police say as soon as he got out of the car on Deanwood Road, he was attacked by two dogs and bitten several times. The officer was forced to use his pepper spray to get the dogs off him, but he also inhaled it and was sickened. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
One of the dogs was captured by an animal control officer, but people in the area are being warned to stay away from the other dog, a white pit bull with an orange spot. If you spot the dog, call 911 immediately.