Ore. K-9 struck with over 200 quills while pursuing criminal
The K-9 was searching for a suspect who evaded arrest when he encountered a porcupine in his path
By PoliceOne Staff
COOS BAY, Ore. — A K-9 suffered major injuries while pursuing a suspect last weekend.
Odin the K-9 was searching for a suspect who evaded arrest earlier that day when he encountered a porcupine in his pathway, ABC 7 reports.
Multiple quills punctured his face including his left eye and near his mouth.
Odin was rushed to a local vet where he was sedated and treated for his wounds.
Police say the suspect is still at large.