MANATEE -- Breaking up a fight at 8:58 p.m. Monday in the 5000 block of 19th Street West, Bradenton, between two men in their 40s, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office released their canine to help arrest one suspect.
Deputies arrested Ricky Cheney, 48, of the 5000 block of 19th Street West, Unit A, for striking a 44-year-old male victim in the face. Cheney fled the scene and was found by K-9 Frankie hiding behind a shed at a different residence. The dog bit Cheney in the leg and he was taken to Blake Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
No other arrest or bail information was immediately available.