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68-year-old bit by dog, Manitowoc police search for owner

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MANITOWOC, Wis. (WFRV) – The Manitowoc Police Department is looking for a dog owner after their dog bit a 68-year-old woman while on a walk.

According to a release, the woman was bitten on her left upper outer thigh around 2:30 p.m. near the 3900 block of Fleetwood Dr. on January 13.

Police described the dog as a larger breed black and brown brindle coat dog with no other identifying marks, tags, or collar.

The release says the woman was walking on the sidewalk when another woman was walking two large breed dogs toward her.

The woman moved over to the right of the sidewalk and the dog owner walked to the left. As they passed each other, one of the dogs nipped her in the upper thigh.

After a verbal altercation, police say the women continued on their separate ways.

If you have information on the possible owner of the dog, please contact the Shift Commander at 686-6551.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Manitowoc Police Department at 920-686-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 920-683-4466. Anyone with information may remain anonymous.

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