Man attempts to choke K-9 after running from traffic stop

LINCOLN, NE (KETV 7 Omaha) – A Texas man is arrested after running from police and attacking a police dog.

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says on Saturday authorities made a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Lincoln.

40-year-old Steven Green ran from police.

According to authorities, the K-9 Mikey was released to find Green, soon after Green attacked to dog.

Green was handcuffed, and neither Mikey nor the officer was seriously injured.

Green was arrested for possession of money while violating a state statute, resisting arrest, obstructing a police and K-9 officer.

Twenty two thousand dollars in cash was found in Green’s car.