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Suspect bitten by police dog after Richmond/Henrico pursuit

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A suspect had to be taken to the hospital following a police pursuit early Thursday morning.

The chase started in the city of Richmond around 1:30 a.m. Officers tried to pull the suspect over for a traffic violation, according to Richmond police. The suspect took off, and eventually crashed along Interstate 64 eastbound in Henrico, between the Laburnum and Nine Mile Road exits.

The driver was bitten by a police dog while being taken into custody. He was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Charges are pending against him.

There was one other person inside the truck at the time of the crash. They were not charged.

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