Off-duty Boston K-9 attacks woman, dog

By Matt Collette
Boston Globe

BOSTON — An off-duty Boston police dog bolted from its handler today in Mattapan and attacked a 60-year-old woman who was walking by with a small, Chihuahua-like dog on a leash.

The police dog apparently went after the Chihuahua and bit the woman in the face, stomach, and leg when she tried to protect her small pet, according to police and one witness. An ambulance took the woman to Boston Medical Center, where she received stitches in her lower left leg and was treated for "superficial wounds" to her belly and cheek, according to police Superintendent William Evans.

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