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Police Attempt to Locate Dog that Bit Two Individuals




DATE: May 3, 2011


SUBJECT: Bettendorf Police Attempting to Locate a Dog that Bit Two Individuals            


BETTENDORF: Bettendorf Police are attempting to locate the owner of a pit bull that bit two individuals.  The first incident took place on Sunday, May 1 on Devils Glen Road at Lundy Lane.  The second incident took place on Monday, May 2 on Devils Glen Road at Holiday Court.  The dog was on a leash during both incidents.


The dog is described as an all tan pit bull with a short stocky build and a wide head.  The person with the dog is described as a white male in his 30's, slender built with short light brown hair.  During the May 2 incident, the individual was wearing a blue T-shirt with khaki pants.


Both victims received medical treatment.  Neither incident was reported to the police.


The Bettendorf police want to find the owner to verify the vaccination of the dog so the victims do not have to go through a series rabies shots.


If anyone has information concerning the owner or the dog, they are asked to call 563-344-4015.