A Los Angeles Police Department K-9 is recovering after being stabbed in the face by a suspect he was pursuing, Los Angeles Police K9 Fund said on their Facebook page.
Teo located a suspect who had allegedly assaulted a police officer shortly before midnight Friday, police said in the social media post.
Police said when confronted by the K-9, the suspect broke a bottle and stabbed the Teo in the face.
Officers said, even after being stabbed, Teo overpowered the suspect which allowed officers to take him into custody.
A photo released by the LAPD K-9 Fund showed the police dog with a wound stitched up on the right side of his face.
Police said Teo is doing well after the incident and has been given a few days to rest and recover.