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POLICE AGENT CATCHES, BITES SUSPECT IN ROBBERY

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A Salt Lake County law enforcement agent caught a man suspected of robbing a convenience store early Monday, according to police reports. In the process, the agent was forced to bite the suspect, sending him to LDS Hospital.

It all started when a clerk at a convenience store on North Temple reported that a man had come in and forced him to hand over all the money in the cash register. The robber threatened the clerk with what he said was a gun in his left jacket pocket.The clerk said he gave the man about $60.

A Salt Lake police officer quickly located a man matching the robber's description walking near the store. A brief foot chase ensued, but the suspect got away.

The police officer then called in an expert - a county sheriff's K-9 unit.

Also known as a dog.

The dog found the suspect hiding under a bush and bit him in the thigh when he continued to resist.