WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita police say one of its K-9s assisted in the arrest of a "dangerous and violent fugitive" from Texas who was staying at a hotel on the east side. 

Officer Dykstra and his K-9, Major, responded Wednesday to assist U.S. Marshals with apprehending 48-year-old Demetrius Carter. The Lancaster, Texas, man was wanted on an outstanding warrant for aggravated assault. He also had a Sedgwick County warrant for cocaine distribution, according to Wichita police. 

Cater was located at a hotel in the 300 block of South Webb and officers attempted to take him into custody.

"After seeing the officers, Carter tried to run back into his hotel room but was quickly apprehended by K9 Major," Wichita police said on Facebook.

Carter was treated at a local hospital before being booked into the Sedgwick County Jail. Police say officers found an AR-style rifle in the hotel room. 

Police say Carter has an extensive criminal history in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas involving robbery, aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer and multiple firearm offenses.