Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Moorhead Police Need Help In Finding Dog


Moorhead Police are looking for information on a dog that bit a woman several times in the face. It happened just before noon near 11th street and 15th Avenue North. The woman had serious bites. She was waiting for a bus when the dog attacked. The large dog is mostly white with some brown hair. She believes the dog may've been a pitbull or bulldog. The 52 year-old woman was treated at a Fargo hospital. Anyone with information on the dog is urged to contact Moorhead Police at 701-451-7660.

Update August 4, 2011 - The following article is from Valley News Live:
Moorhead police find dog that bit woman

Moorhead police say a woman who said a dog bit her as she waited for a bus gave incorrect information to officers.
The 52-year-old woman reported the attack Wednesday. Officers began looking for the animal to check its vaccination records.
In a follow-up interview Thursday, the woman acknowledged that she did not give correct information to police. She now says she was in a friend's home looking at a pit bull cross which had day-old puppies. She says the dog bit her while she was trying to pet the puppies.
The dog's owner was unable to provide vaccination records. The dog and her pups are now in the city pound for observation.
Police plan to forward their reports to prosecutors to review possible charges, including filing a false police report.

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