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Dog bites Fargo police officer

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Police in Fargo are reminding dog owners to leash their pets after an officer was bit in the leg Tuesday and a young girl was bit in the arm Saturday, leading to that dog being euthanized.


Criminal charges are pending against both dogs' owners, Lt. Joel Vettel said Wednesday.

In the incident Tuesday, Community Service Officer Kari Waller was called at about 4 p.m. to investigate a report of a dog chasing children in the 700 block of Countryside Trailer Court.

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