DUNNIGAN (CBS13) – Yolo County authorities are looking for a loose dog that bit a child.
The incident happened back on April 11 around 7:30 p.m., according to the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office. A woman and her 3-year-old child were walking in a park near the 29000 block of Main Street in Dunnigan when a small dog was spotted running loose in the park.READ MORE: Yolo County Launches Race-Blind Charging Program To Remove Biases From Criminal Justice System
The boy tried to walk up to the dog only to be bitten, authorities say. The dog then took off.
A search of the area by the woman and Animal Services officers couldn’t find the dog. The woman says she frequents the park and has not seen the dog before and has not seen it since.READ MORE: Sacramento Man Suspected Of Shooting At Other Driver In Sutter County Road Rage Incident
No one in the area at the time of the attack claimed to own the dog.
The dog is described as a small, gray and white Terrier-type dog.MORE NEWS: Future Of Lake Tahoe's Clarity In Question As Wildfires Worsen
Anyone who knows where the dog may be or who may be its owner is asked to call Yolo County Animal Services at (530) 668-5287. Authorities want to verify that the dog’s rabies vaccination is current, hopefully preventing the young boy from getting a post-exposure rabies treatment.