LAMONT, Calif. - Kern County Sheriff's Office deputies were in pursuit of a suspect for felony grand theft auto Wednesday around 7:30 a.m. after receiving a call from the Lamont Substation, according to Officer Todd Bishop.
Officer Bishop said the suspect had a dog, and when the vehicle pursuit ended the suspect and dog fled on foot. The chase ended in the area of Sycamore and Wheeler Ridge Road.
Deputies apprehended the suspect and Officer Bishop said the dog "was in the process of attacking the deputy."
A deputy shot the dog and the dog died on scene.
No deputies were bitten or injured.
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