A Garda was bitten by a pitbull dog when attending a scene at a house in Birr last weekend.
Six Guards went to the house at midnight while investigating a matter when the attack happened.
The dog bit the Garda's leg but the damage wasn't serious and his subsequent visit to the hospital was brief.
A male was arrested at the Birr house for obstructing the Gardaí in the course of their duty.
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