Boy Bit By Dog Near West Royal Street and West Cottage Trail

Animal Control officers responded to a dog bite that occurred at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, near the corner of West Royal Street and West Cottage Trail. The 11-year-old male victim was riding bicycle with his friends on the sidewalk when they slowed down to let a woman and child pass by them. The woman was walking her dog and with her was a little girl pushing a pink doll stroller. As the woman and her dog passed the victim, the dog bit the victim on the leg. The dog owner was described as a tall, white woman with grey hair. The dog was a collie-type dog with a black head and with black and white spots covering its body. The little girl was approximately 3 to 5 years of age.

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.