*Overseas MCT photo
*Overseas MCT photo

At  1:30pm on Sunday, police responded to a report of a 41year old man who was bitten  in what appears to be an unprovoked attack by a black pit-bull terrier outside of a residence on Mission Lane in Pembroke.  

 
This resulted in area residents coming to the aid of the man and pulling the dog off of him, the dog then fled the area. 

The man was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released. The Dog warden has been  informed and inquiries into the matter are underway.

 

In an unrelated incident, on Sunday a police officer was executing a warrant at a residence on Coral Hill Lane in Warwick, when he was bitten by a pit- bull terrier.

The officer sustained a puncture wound to his left thigh, he was treated and released from KEMH.  The Dog was found to be illegal and seized by the dog warden.

An investigation into this matter is now ongoing.