A Concord police officer was hospitalized Monday after a dog attack caused “significant injury” to her hand, reported the Concord Police Department.
The officer’s name has not been released.
Police Chief Gary Gacek said the attack occurred at about 10:30 a.m. Monday in a yard in the 200 block of Clintwood Drive.
Officers were there to serve an arrest warrant when the dog attacked the officer, biting her hand.
The officer was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast and was to be transferred to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte for further treatment, officials said.
“The officer is in stable condition and medical staff are hopeful that she will make a full recovery,” said Gacek.
Deputies with the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Division responded to the scene to conduct an investigation, he added.