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Public health officials look for dog that bit man downtown

Published On: May 14 2014 08:22:56 PM CDT

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MADISON, Wis. -

Public health officials are looking for information regarding a dog that bit a man Wednesday morning in downtown Madison, according to a release.

The incident happened around 9:40 a.m. near the intersection of West Washington Avenue and Regent Street, officials said. The man was bitten as he was biking past the dog being walked on a leash by the owner.

The dog is described as a possibly white or gray German shepherd, according to the release. The owner is described as a white man about 6 feet 2 inches tall, lanky with longer gray hair.

Officials ask anyone with information on the incident to call the police and fire dispatcher at 608-255-2345 and ask for the Animal Services officer.

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