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Boston police dog bites woman

Off-duty canine attacked her pet

Police gathered at the scene of the attack, in which a woman was bitten trying to protect her dog. Police gathered at the scene of the attack, in which a woman was bitten trying to protect her dog. (David L. Ryan/ Globe Staff)
By Matt Collette and Maria Cramer
Globe Correspondent | Globe Staff / July 23, 2009

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A charging off-duty police dog attacked a 60-year-old woman in Mattapan yesterday, biting her face, stomach, and leg as she apparently tried to save her much-smaller dog from being mauled, police said. (Full article: 760 words)

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