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Muncie police officer attacked by pit bull

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Posted at 5:29 AM, Dec 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-11 05:29:55-05

MUNCIE, Ind. -- A Muncie man is facing charges after his pit bull allegedly attacked a police officer. 

Police were at the home of Donald Combs Wednesday night, trying to talk to him about a hit-and-run investigation. 

When the officer opened the gate, the dog charged at him, biting him on the arm, calf, ankle and thigh of both legs. 

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Another officer was charged by the pit bull last year when responding to a domestic dispute call. 

The dog is being held at an animal shelter as officials watch for signs of rabies. 

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