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Burglary suspect suffers minor injuries from K9 after trying to flee from Officers

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Posted at 6:08 AM, Mar 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-01 06:08:55-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Fort Myers Police Department was searching the area along Cleveland Avenue after a reported Burglary.

An FMPD officer saw a suspect on a bicycle riding along Cleveland Avenue matching the description of the suspect.

The officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop. According to Sergeant Zammit, the suspect crossed over Cleveland Ave.

The officer went to pursue the suspect, the suspect ditched the bike and fled on foot.

A K-9 dog was turned loose on the man, and he sustained minor injuries during the apprehension.

EMS was called in to administer treatment/first aid to the suspects left leg