Boy Bit by Golden Retriever at Horace Mann Elementary School

Animal Control officers responded to a dog bite that occurred on Sunday, June 3, at Horace Mann Elementary School, 1401 East 26th Street. The victim was a 9-year-old boy who was playing basketball at the school. A blonde teenage girl who was wearing shorts and a blue shirt was walking a golden retriever that was wearing a red collar. The dog was on a leash. The boy asked to pet the dog, but then was bit on the hand.

Animal Control needs to identify the dog in this incident to verify its vaccinations. If you have any information on this case, please call Animal Control at 367-7000.