DUBUQUE IA - A PIT BULL TERRIER MIX JUMPED FROM THE INSIDE OF A PARKED CAR AND ATTACKED A 10-YEAR-OLD BOY... THE NUTTERS FLED THE SCENE WITH THEIR MEAT GRINDER!
City of Dubuque officials seek the public’s help in identifying the owner of a dog that bit a 10-year-old boy earlier this week.
Dubuque Police Department Lt. Joe Messerich said via email that Jolyntha October, 32, of 1292 Elm St., called police at about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday to report that her son was bitten by a dog. The boy was taken to Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque for treatment.
Authorities said the incident occurred in front of 1609 Washington St. earlier that evening. The dog, described as a gray, medium-sized PIT-BULL-TERRIER MIX, jumped from the inside of a parked car and attacked the boy.
The vehicle’s occupants “removed the dog from the scene,” according to a release from the city’s health department.
Health officials need to find the dog to verify its health status and vaccination history. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact health services at 563-589-4185 during normal business hours or police non-emergency dispatch at 563-589-4415 evenings or weekends.