A police officer used a Taser to stop a large pit bull from attacking residents near Wilson Elementary School on Wednesday, police said.
The incident was reported about 5:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of Clinton Avenue, police Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said.
A large unattended pit bull whose owner is unknown went after residents in the area. A police officer used a Taser in order to weaken the pooch so that Animal Control personnel could capture him and bring him to their shelter.
“Luckily, no one was hurt,” Abetkov said.
Domestic violence incident
A 28-year-old man was arrested on charges that he pistol-whipped his girlfriend in a Richmond home Wednesday.
The girlfriend called police at 8:12 p.m. after she said her boyfriend attacked her in a home in the 500 block of Bissell Avenue. The couple had gotten into an argument when the girlfriend said her boyfriend grabbed a replica .45 caliber BB gun and hit her in the head with it, Abetkov said.
Police responded and took the boyfriend into custody. His identity was not immediately released.
The girlfriend was treated for her injuries and released, Abetkov said.
Crime | Oct 20, 2015
A 31-year-old Richmond woman was sentenced to 21 years in state prison Tuesday for fatally shooting a 16-year-old ex-boyfriend who …
Jobs | Jan 26, 2016
Starting Feb. 1, Chevron will begin accepting applications for Operator Trainee positions at the Richmond Refinery, the company announced today. …
Crime | Nov 18, 2015
The woman pictured is wanted by police in connection with the violent robbery of an El Cerrito High student on …
Crime | Jul 14, 2015
A man was killed and a 17-year-old critically injured after shots rang out at the Monterey Pines Apartments complex in …
Crime | Sep 6, 2016
The community is mourning the deaths of an 18-year-old and her unborn child following a shooting in San Pablo Monday …
Recent News | Feb 7, 2014
Although the US Postal Service says only a small percentage of packages end up lost or delayed at its national …