NC officer suffers bites to face, hand trying to save woman from dog attack

WBTV

DAVIDSON, N.C. (WBTV) – A Davidson police officer has been taken to the hospital after he tried to help a woman being attacked by a dog Thursday afternoon.

According to investigators, the officer suffered dog bite wounds to the hand and face.

Police say he was driving by when he saw the dog attacking a woman.

The officer jumped out to help the woman and dog turned on him.

Officers say the dog was not a stray, but was a dog that had gotten away from its owner.

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