LAPD K-9 Recovering After Being Stabbed in the Face by Suspect

Authorities said, even after being stabbed, Teo overpowered the suspect

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    Teo, a Los Angeles Police Department K-9 is recovering after being stabbed in the face by a suspect he was pursuing.

    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.


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