HOUSTON – An accused burglar is in the hospital after a police dog bit him Saturday morning.
Houston police say the suspect used a rock to break into the Family Dollar in the 5700 block of Bingle Road.
The accused burglar was still inside the store when officers arrived. Police say he took off running when he spotted them.
Officers say he ran into a wooded area. They set up a perimeter to search for the suspect.
Police say he was found hiding in the bushes. While he was being taken into custody, police say he was bit by the dog.
He was taken to the hospital to be treated for the wound.