Dog Bites Linden Police Officer

A Linden Police officer sustained minor injuries to his hand after a dog went on the attack and bit the officer on Wednesday evening.

According to police officials, the incident occurred at about 6 pm in the 100 block of W. Curtis St. where officers responded to take custody of a found dog.

Officials say, while on the scene, the dog became aggressive and bit the officer.

The dog owner was located and took custody of the dog while EMS treated the officer for the injury according to police officials.

There were no other injuries reported.