STONEHAM (CBS) — A Stoneham constabulary serviceman is recovering aft helium was mauled by a canine connected Sunday morning. Officer Joe Ponzo was making a regular telephone astatine a location erstwhile helium was attacked.
Police said the canine lunged astatine the serviceman erstwhile the homeowner opened the door.
Ponzo needed 30 stitches to his look and head.
Stoneham Animal Control reminded residents to unafraid their dogs successful a antithetic country if they cognize that police, fire, oregon aesculapian unit are responding to their homes.
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