Dog Bite Reported

On January 31, 2017 at approximately 9:45am, a dog bite occurred at Washington Park.

The dog involved was on a leash, walking with a 60 -70-year-old female.  The victim described the dog as a small but sturdy, white, poodle mix.  The dog bit the male victim as he was walking around the park.  The bite was to the back of the victim’s knee, and caused him to fall.

The female pulled the dog away from the victim and continued walking.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this dog or the owner is asked to call the Animal Control Unit at 721-5385 or the non-emergency Dispatch line at 721-2526.

The Animal Control Unit would like to remind everyone that animal bites could involve exposure to rabies and that all animal bites must be reported to the Animal Control Unit immediately.