(KMOV) –An officer fatally shot a dog in Belleville after a woman told police she and her children were chased by aggressive canines on Oct. 28.
Police say an officer responded to the 1800 block of Raab Ave. around 6:50 p.m. and talked to a woman who said two dogs chased her and the kids into their house.
Authorities say the woman told officers the dogs had also followed them earlier in the day.
Police say the officer searched the area and found one of the dogs. The dog charged the officer, who tried to get the animal to stop.
Authorities say the animal did not halt and the officer shot and killed the dog.
The other dog was never located.