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Updated: 06/23/2014 04:14:45PM

Police shoot, kill dog during manhunt

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NORTH PORT — Authorities attempting to arrest a man on an outstanding warrant were forced to shoot and kill a pit bull that attacked a K-9 police dog Saturday night near the intersection of West Price Boulevard and Hyder Terrace, according to the North Port Police Department.

Police responded to a family disturbance at the request of the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office around 6 p.m., a report states, after a deputy observed a man and woman arguing along Price Boulevard.

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