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Authorities looking for dog that bit person in James City County

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Posted at 2:41 PM, Feb 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-13 14:41:58-05

JAMES CITY COUNTY – The Peninsula Health District is looking for a dog that bit a person on Friday, Feb. 10 near North Riverside Drive and Cedar Drive in James City County.

The dog is described as a medium-sized brown dog.

If the dog is not found, the victim may have to undergo post-exposure treatment (shots) for the prevention of rabies.

If the dog is found, it will not be taken from its owner, only placed on an in-home confinement period of 10 days.

Anyone who has seen an animal that fits the description is asked to contact the Peninsula Health District – Williamsburg Environmental Health at 757-603-4277.