Glendora police officer bitten by Pit Bull

GLENDORA — A police officer responding to reports of a vicious Pit Bull Sunday ended up being bit by the animal, officials said.
The incident occurred about 6:15 p.m. in the 700 block of Hunters Trail, Glendora police Lt. Brian Summers said.
The officer suffered puncture wounds to his leg but is expected to be fine, he said.
Residents called police to report a loose Pit Bull had children trapped inside a car, and when the officer arrived, the dog was running down the street, the lieutenant said.
The dog ran ran back to it’s own yard, and when the officer tried to close the gate to contain it, he was bit, Summers said.
The dog’s owner was cited for violating the leash law and having an unlicensed dog, he said. The Pit Bull was taken by animal control officials.