A man who attacked a police dog and several police officers whilst being armed with a baseball bat, has pleaded guilty to various offences.
In the early hours of Tuesday morning (29th December), West Midlands police officers were called to a domestic incident in Wyken, Coventry.
When the officers, including Police Dog Vapour, arrived at the location, a man tried to attack them with a baseball bat. Fortunately, Vapour was too quick for the attacker and helped to detain the male, who was then arrested.
PD Vapour was not injured during the incident. One police officer sustained minor injuries.
West Midlands Police Dog Section tweeted about the incident on their Twitter page.
Yesterday, they updated their Twitter page to say that the male had been charged, was remanded and has since pleaded guilty at court.
“Male that attacked Vapour (and three officers!) with a baseball bat was charged and remanded, and plead guilty at court to 1 x Attempt crim dam for the attack on the dog, and 3 counts of Assault Emergency Worker. Thanks to colleagues in @Coventry_Police who ran the investigation”
Image credit: WMPDogs / Twitter
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