CHICAGO (CBS) — Police say a Chicago man used a dog to escape officers serving a search warrant in the Englewood neighborhood Tuesday night.

As WBBM Newsradio’s Nancy Harty reports, officers were trying to serve a narcotics search warrant on a man in his apartment near 69th Street and Loomis Boulevard, when he ran out of the building and into the backyard.

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Then, police say, the man ordered a dog – possibly a Rottweiler or a pit bull – to attack the officers.

The officers shot wounded the dog, police said.

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Police News Affairs does not know the current condition of the dog, which was taken away by Animal Care and Control.

The suspect got away.

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LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s Nancy Harty reports