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Lost dog runs off after biting a man

Posted on August 21, 2016 1:55 pm under Dog Bites

A stray dog in West Bend bit a 70-Year-Old man on Wednesday, July 27.

The man said the dog ran east on Chestnut Street after biting him in the arm, according to West Bend Police. The elderly man was treated only for the puncture wounds at a medical clinic and was released. The dog was dark in color and had a collar with two tags. If the dog remains unidentified, the man will be forced to take a series of vaccinations.

When a dog bites and attacks a person in Wisconsin, state law holds the dog owner strictly liable for any injuries that the dog may cause to the victim. If you know someone has been injured by a dog bite, contact Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at (414) 271-0900.