The dog and his handler helped locate the domestic violence suspect in Des Moines Tuesday night, and the man stabbed Kato in the shoulder with a pocket knife.
KIRO-TV reported officers arrested the man. Kato had surgery at a veterinary clinic.
The German shepherd has been working with officers for nearly two years.
Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html
More Northwest Headlines
Stanwood man pleads guilty to stealing from Swinomish tribe GOP lawmakers want Washington to look at Planned Parenthood Poll: Just 30 percent inclined to re-elect Gov. Inslee Death penalty dropped from Carnation killings trial Salvation Army sets up charging ports for Portland homeless Spokane criminal faces 30th felony charge Police: Couple charged in Seattle dog fighting operation Activists rappel off Oregon bridge to stop Shell icebreaker
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.