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Beltway Bandits: Robbery Suspect Arrested, Pit Bull Shot

Following investigative leads, police located a suspect in this robbery at a residence in the 4100 block of Morrison’s Way. The suspect was contacted by phone and he came outside to surrender. While placing the suspect in custody a pit bull dog exited the house and charged the officers. One of the officers then shot the dog. After completing the arrest, officers were able to contain the wounded dog and transport it to a local veterinarian clinic. The dog is expected to recover.