DENVER (CBS4) – A Denver police officer was bitten while responding to a call at 15th and Delgany streets in LoDo.
Raquel Lopez with Denver police told CBS4 the officer was completing an accident report when for some reason the situation with one of the parties involved escalated and a man bit the officer.READ MORE: Heat and Haze Causes Front Range Air Quality To Drop Amid Some Of The Worst In The Country
The man is in custody. His name hasn’t been released.READ MORE: Auto Repair Students Help Denver Police Tackle Growing Catalytic Converter Theft Problem
The officer was bitten on the hand.MORE NEWS: Planned Power Outage: Douglas County Residents Should Expect Drop In Power
The officer was being checked out on scene by medics to see if he needs to be transported to a hospital for further evaluation.