A man is in custody after an altercation at a traffic stop in Dallas on Thursday night.
According to the Dallas Police Department, officers conducted a traffic stop in the 3100 block of East Ledbetter Drive at approximately 10:10 p.m.
Police said that when officers pulled the suspect over, he exited his vehicle and became combative.
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Officers called for assistance during the altercation in an effort to place the suspect in custody, police said.
Police said the suspect surrendered to officers after a K-9 police dog was released and bit the suspect.
The suspect was transported to a local hospital by Dallas Fire Rescue to be treated for the dog bite, police said.
According to police, a weapon was discovered at the scene.
Police said the suspect was taken into custody and charged with evading arrest, resisting arrest, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, assault on a public servant, and possession of marijuana.