New Canaan

Police Find Owner of Dog that Bit New Canaan Boy

New Canaan police cruiser
NBC Connecticut

New Canaan police were searching for dog that bit a 12-year-old New Canaan boy and said they have identified the owner of the dog.

Police said the boy would have needed a series of rabies vaccines if they could not find the dog soon and confirm it was up to date on rabies vaccinations.

The boy was bitten in the Kiwanis Park area around 6:30 p.m. Monday by one of two dogs that were leashed, police said.

The dog that bit the boy was a medium-sized black mix and the other dog was medium-size and gray and black.

A middle-aged woman with light colored hair was walking the dogs, according to police.

Animal control asked that the owner of the dogs to come forward and anyone with information to come forward quickly and call Animal Control at 203-594-3510.

Police said that the identified the dog's owner with help from the public and an animal control investigation.

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