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Iowa City animal services seeks info on owner after dog bite

An Iowa City squad car. (file photo)
An Iowa City squad car. (file photo)

Iowa City authorities are seeking info on the owner of a dog who reportedly bit an Iowa City resident on Saturday.

According to a media release, Iowa City Animal Services is seeking information about the dog and its owner after receiving a report that the resident had been bitten at around 10:30 a.m. near the 300 block of E Court Street. The resident was bitten while helping a woman catch her dog that had gotten out of its harness, according to the release.

The dog is described in the release as being reddish-brown and small, weighing roughly 10-15 pounds.

Animal Services is seeking information about the dog regarding the need of a rabies vaccination. Individuals with information about the identity of the owner are encouraged to contact Iowa City Animal Services directly at 319-356-5295 or the Iowa City Police Department at 319-356-6800.

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