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Man bites dog in US, arrested

PTI | Houston |

A man has been arrested in the US for biting a police dog while trying to evade arrest.

The man from New Hampshire, who was not identified, unsuccessfully tried to hide under a pile of clothes to evade arrest over the weekend and then put the police dog in a chokehold and bit it on the head.

The incident took place on Sunday when police arrived at a home in the town of Boscawen following reports that a person had been shot, police said.

The man was charged with resisting arrest and biting the dog.