PD: Man used dog to attack people, officer

Posted at 8:02 AM, Mar 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 11:48:03-04

A man has been arrested after he used his dog to attack people and an officer in Phoenix.

Phoenix police said on Wednesday afternoon they received reports that 26-year-old Antonio Cooper used his dog to attack people near 39th Avenue and Camelback Road.

Officers arrived on the scene and the suspect tried to get the dog to attack officers.

One of the officer's duty belt was bit by the dog. Other officers were able to use their Tasers to stop the dog.

The dog fled the area and the owner was booked into jail.

No serious injuries were reported.