NYPD officer from Suffolk County, K-9 recovering after attack in Manhattan subway

Officials say an NYPD officer from Long Island is recovering with his K-9 after they were attacked while making an arrest. The incident happened on a Manhattan subway platform yesterday. Cops say

News 12 Staff

Jun 19, 2013, 7:26 PM

Updated 3,987 days ago

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NYPD officer from Suffolk County, K-9 recovering after attack in Manhattan subway

Officials say an NYPD officer from Long Island is recovering with his K-9 after they were attacked while making an arrest.

The incident happened on a Manhattan subway platform yesterday.

Cops say officer Vincent Tieniber sprained his wrist.

Tieniber's German Shepherd named Bear was kicked twice in the mouth, suffered two cracked teeth and his tongue and snout were cut.

However, Tieniber says Bear wouldn't let go of the suspect's foot until he could cuff her.

Newsday says Tieniber is from Suffolk County, but they're not saying where.



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