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Green Bay Police search for dog that bit child in the face

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Posted at 2:46 PM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 16:12:54-05

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) -- A child was bitten in the face by a dog while at Baird Creek Trail, Green Bay Police said in a news release Wednesday.

Police said a 7-year-old girl was bitten by a black, white and grey colored young Husky dog Sunday morning. Police said the bite was unprovoked.

According to police, the girl received medical treatment for her bite and had to get stitches for her injury. She was in the parking lot of the park when she was bit. Police say the dog was on a leash but was not being controlled by it's owner. The dog lunged at the girl and bit her in the face.

The dog was being walked by a Hispanic man, police say, between 30 to 40 years old, with short black colored buzz cut hair and a tan oversized coat. The second person with the man and the dog is described as a Hispanic teenage boy wearing a black hat and coat.

Police want to find the dog so they can quarantine the animal and make sure it doesn't have rabies. If they don't find the dog and test it, the little girl will have to go through a series of rabies shots that may be traumatic and unnecessary.

Green Bay Police want to stress that they do not plan to euthanize the dog, they only want to monitor the dog for rabies symptoms.

The Green Bay Police Department Animal Protection unit is looking for any information regarding this incident 20-201550. Contact information: 920-448-3200 Ext 0113.