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ACT police officer bitten by a dog during arrest of dangerous driver in Kambah

A police officer attempting to arrest a dangerous driver at a home in Kambah was bitten by a dog on Sunday evening.

ACT police were searching for a 23-year-old Macquarie woman who had failed to stop numerous times and had been driving dangerously.

They tracked her to the house in Kambah, where the officer was bitten during the arrest.

The police officer received minor injuries.

The woman will face ACT Magistrates Court on Monday morning, facing multiple charges, including minor theft and ride, and driving a motor vehicle without consent.

Police said they would oppose bail and would investigate a number of other offences relating to the woman.