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A police officer was being treated for a bite wound after he was attacked by a Rottweiler in Overbrook while he attempted make an arrest late Sunday afternoon, police said.
Cops said officers were chasing a suspect on foot around 4 p.m. when the man ran into a house on 56th Street near Wynnefield Avenue.
When officers went inside to attempt to catch the suspect, his relatives surrounded him, police said, and a Rottweiler that was inside the house attacked one officer, biting him in the left wrist. That officer and two others shot and killed the dog, according to police.