Early Friday morning police tweeted about an assault against an officer in Milton.
Police activity 11th and Iris. Puyallup K9 assisting looking for subject who assaulted an officer after catching him possibly stealing mail.— Milton Police WA (@wa_milton) July 14, 2017
Police say the officer attempted to catch a mail thief near 11th Avenue and Iris Street when the suspect threw a punch.
The officer was not injured.
A Puyallup K9 unit followed the suspect into nearby bushes and dragged him out to police.
Great catch by our K9 team last night. Great work Officer Hurley and K9 Marshal! https://t.co/SiMihroDep— Puyallup Police (@PuyallupPD) July 14, 2017