BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Maryland deputy is recovering in the hospital after being bit by a dog while trying to serve two outstanding warrants.
The Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office deputy went to a home on Thompson Ave., in Severn, to serve outstanding warrants for Jose Arrucha Sunday morning.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.5K New Cases Reported, Positivity Rate Down
While the deputy was inside the home, a dog bit his calf. A resident helped the deputy get free from the dog.
The deputy was taken to a hospital to be treated for the puncture wounds. The dog has been placed in a 10-day quarantine.READ MORE: Maryland Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Sweeping Police Reform Measures
No further details were released about the incident, and the sheriff’s office did not release what kind of dog it was.
Arrucha was not found at the home.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Crash In White Marsh