Rochester police K-9 unit apprehends fleeing suspect

ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) — A K-9 was used to take down a man who ran from Rochester police.

26-year-old Corey Nevels is currently recovering from a dog bite on Thursday.

Police tell us Nevels was violating an order for protection at about 8 p.m. Wednesday night at a mobile home park on the 1600 block of Marion Road Southeast.

When officers approached, they say Nevels took off on foot and ran inside a mobile home.

A police K-9 was sent in, trapped Nevels in a bathroom and bit him on the thigh until officers could secured the scene.

Nevels faces charges of felony order for protection violation and fleeing officers on foot.


KTTC News, Rochester, MN