Woman bit in the face by a stray dog in the 1000 block of North Walts Avenue

Animal Control officers responded to a dog bite that occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4, in the 1000 block of North Walts Avenue. A 24-year old woman was sitting on her front porch when a stray dog charged at her, forcefully knocked her over, and then bit her in the face. The dog was described as a black lab and shepherd type mix with markings like a hound dog. The dog ran off in an unknown direction and it was not attended by an owner.

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.