DARTMOUTH - Dartmouth's Police Chief is recovering after suffering a heart attack last week.

A police spokesman confirms Chief Robert Szala checked himself into a local hospital Tuesday night after experiencing discomfort at the Russells Mills Road headquarters earlier that day. It was determined that Chief Szala had suffered a heart attack.

He is said to be in good condition and is recovering.

The department is unsure when Szala will return to work.

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