Woman Bites Policeman; Dog Stands By

A woman with a pit bull got into an altercation with a police officer who said she wasn't cleaning up after the dog in a park in Memphis, Tenn. He asked for the woman's ID; seconds later, he was bitten. But according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, the dog didn't do it. The officer claims the woman bit and also kicked him.

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A woman with a pit bull got into an altercation with a cop. The police officer said she was not cleaning up after the dog in a park in Memphis, Tennessee, and he asked for the woman's ID. Seconds later, the officer was bitten. But according to the´┐ŻMemphis Commercial Appeal, the dog didn't do it. The cop claims it was the woman who bit and also kicked him. As far as we know, the pit bull was perfectly well behaved in that park.

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