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Public Safety

Iowa City Animal Services looking for dog that bit woman

Sports Column Bar, 12 South Dubuque Street Iowa City, on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 (Gazette photo)
Sports Column Bar, 12 South Dubuque Street Iowa City, on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 (Gazette photo)

IOWA CITY — Iowa City Animal Services is looking for the owner of a dog that bit a woman last week.

Animal Services received a notification around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday that a woman had been bitten by a dog, according to a city news release.

She said she was at the Sports Column, 10 S. Dubuque St., talking with a man with a gray pit bull puppy. The dog bit the woman on the arm as she was petting it, authorities said.

Iowa City Animal Services wants rabies vaccination information on the dog and is asking anyone with information on the owner to contact Animal Services at (319) 356-5295 or the Iowa City Police Department at (319) 356-6800.

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