HOUSTON – A Houston police officer is recovering after a K-9 bit him.
Lt. Larry Crowson with Houston police said officers were searching for a burglary suspect on Hardy Street near Gaines Street around 1 a.m. Monday.
A neighbor told officers they saw someone breaking into a vacant house.
Officers and K-9s set up a perimeter and began searching the area.
Crowson said that one of the K-9 officers bit an officer on the right leg.
The officer was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.
Police were not certain why he was bitten.