Police: Man gives chase, punches K-9s in the face
Updated On: Feb 28 2014 10:11:28 AM EST
Parma (WJW) -- A man is accused of running from police and punching two K-9s.
Police in Parma, Fla. said when they tried to pull over the man Tuesday night for a traffic violation, he tried to evade police.
Officers chased the driver, who they turned into a Burger King parking and fled on foot.
Parma police released its K-9s Felix and Tyson to catch the suspect.
While police were taking him into custody, they said he punched both K-9s in the head several times. It does not appear that either K-9 was injured.
The man was taken to the hospital to be treated for bites to his upper body.
He was released shortly after and is not being held in jail.
Police say the 41-year-old had a substance, believed to be cocaine, on him.
Criminal charges are expected to be filed.