Covington officer fires at pit bull after dog charges

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Covington police officer fired two shots at a pit bull that was charging him while the officer was investigating a reported armed robbery.

Covington officer fires at pit bull after dog charges.

The Covington Police Department said in a news release that an officer was walking around the side of a house Thursday morning to investigate an armed robbery. The officer says he shot at the dog outside because it was running toward him aggressively. The dog wasn’t struck and ran back inside the home.

Authorities say officers secured the house and arrested two men.

Thirty-year-old Thomas Bedford was charged with armed robbery and arrested for three active warrants. Twenty-five-year-old Brian Frazier was also arrested for an outstanding warrant for burglary in Florida.

Kenton County Animal Control Office cited 29-year-old Danisha Anderson for a violation regarding vicious animals.


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