PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Pittsburgh man is suing, claiming city officers “tortured” him by letting a police K-9 bite him repeatedly in hopes he’d give up a gun he contends he never had.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports 34-year-old Antwaun Bush sued the city, it’s former police chief, Nate Harper, and six officers who arrested him in February 2012.

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The city isn’t commenting on the lawsuit which contends Bush was in a parking lot with friends when police responded to a call that a man had a gun during a domestic dispute.

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Bush contends police used a stun gun on him before letting the dog attack him.

Bush says charges including aggravated assault and illegal possession of a firearm were eventually withdrawn by prosecutors before he plead guilty to citations for disorderly conduct and harassment.

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