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Lexington police officer attacked by K-9 at training facility

A Lexington police officer is recovering after being attacked by a police dog.
Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 5:52 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Lexington police officer is recovering after being attacked by a police dog.

Police say it happened Wednesday afternoon at the department’s K-9 training facility on Byrd Thurman Drive.

We’re told an officer was cleaning out a kennel when they were attacked by a police canine.

The officer was taken to UK Hospital to be treated. Police say the officer was reported to have non-life-threatening injuries and they are stable at the hospital.

The K-9 was not hurt.

This is a developing story.

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