Girl bitten by South Yorkshire Police dog in Page Hall search
A 17-year-old girl has been bitten by a police dog in Sheffield, South Yorkshire Police have said.
The girl was treated in hospital for minor injuries to her arm following a search for stolen property in the Page Hall area at around 17:15 BST on Tuesday.
Before the search officers had been chasing a silver Skoda which was exceeding the speed limit.
Large crowds gathered around Longley Lane following the operation.
Police said there were no fights or disorder and no arrests made.
A police statement said the car was abandoned on Popple Street and a man believed to be driving was arrested shortly afterwards.
The injured girl was not in the speeding car or related to the arrested man.
"An officer and a police dog were then deployed to the Longley Lane area to search for stolen property in connection with the incident," police said.
"During the search, a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a dog on Hinde Street. She was taken to hospital with injuries to her arm."
The force said an internal investigation would take place.