Officer Bitten By Dog - 1400 Block Idylwyld Dr. N

A Saskatoon Police officer was sent to hospital with minor injuries after being bit by a dog while responding to a break and enter.

At approximately 7:45 p.m., August 4, 2018, officers responded to a report of a break and enter in progress in the 1400 block of Idylwyld Drive North. As the officer approached the residence, a large dog exited a shelter, lunged toward the officer and bit his arm. The officer did not respond with any use of force as the dog was at the end of his chain and unable to cause further harm. The officer was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Animal Control was contacted to speak with the owners of the dog.

(Occurrence Number: 18-82053)