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Car Chase Ends in Fenton, St. Louis Police Officer Bitten by K-9 Dog

A suspected stolen vehicle led St. Louis Police on a 20-mile chase on Thursday morning.

St. Louis Police chased a stolen car across St. Louis County overnight, ending with an arrest here in Fenton and one injury to an officer--via their K-9 dog.

Police spotted a stolen car near Interstate 70 in north St. Louis they believe could be connected to area vehicle break-ins, according to KMOV. The pursuit lasted more than 20 miles, according to the report, and ended on May Valley Drive in Fenton.

The police officer was bitten by the a St. Louis County K-9 during the search for the suspect, according to the report.

The dog attacked because the St. Louis officer was dressed in plain clothes, according to CBS. St. Louis.

Patch will update this story when more details are available.

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