BALTIMORE (WJZ)– A Baltimore City Police officer was injured Saturday morning after a Great Dane nipped the officer in the face.

The officer was responding to a burglary call at a home in the 700 block of E. 41st Street around 7:30 a.m. when they encountered the owner’s dog.

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The dog began playing with the officer when it jumped up and nipped the officer in the face, causing two small lacerations to their cheek.

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The officer went to Mercy Hospital as a precaution and the dog was taken by animal control where it will be quarantined for 10 days.


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