A police officer was paid more than £6,000 by his force after being bitten by one of their own police dogs.

The policeman sued for compensation after the police dog sunk its teeth into the Pc’s leg during a raid.

South Wales Police paid out £6,250 compensation to the officer after he was forced to go on sick leave to recover from the bite wound.

And the force was left to pick up a £3,650 bill for legal fees accrued while settling the injured officer’s claim.

The Mail Online report. You can read the full story here.

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