Police dog puts bite on suspect after long standoff at Calgary restaurant

A man has undergone treatment for dog bites and other injuries after a standoff with police at a Calgary restaurant that lasted more than eight hours.

CALGARY — A man has undergone treatment for dog bites and other injuries after a standoff with police at a Calgary restaurant that lasted more than eight hours.

Officers were called to the southeast business around 7:30 p.m. Monday after getting word about someone inside with a gun who had allegedly been making threats.

Police cordoned off the area and waited for the person to surrender.

After several hours, a man came out to check the perimeter and was taken down by the police canine unit.

He suffered minor injuries that also included glass cuts, but no one else in the restaurant was hurt.

There was extensive damage to the building’s interior and police say charges are pending.

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