Dog Bite Near Augustana University

Animal Control responded to a dog bite that occurred at approximately 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in the 2300 block of South Covell Avenue near Augustana University.

A woman was walking on the sidewalk when a man with two leashed dogs approached her. One dog, medium sized with coarse gray hair, jumped up and bit the woman on her left arm. The other leashed dog may have been a Jack Russell Terrier. The man was described as white, heavyset, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, and he was wearing sweatpants and a coat.

Animal Control needs to identify the dog in this incident to verify its vaccinations. If you have any information on this case, please call Animal Control at 367-7000.