3 Mar 2015

Man charged over dog attack on police officer

1:30 pm on 3 March 2015

Manawatu police have charged a 40-year-old Horowhenua man after a police officer was mauled by a dog at an incident in Foxton.

The incident took place outside a Work and Income office yesterday.

The man was to appear in Palmerston North District Court today charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, failing to stop for police and aggravated assault.

The officer who was attacked sustained moderate to serious injuries.