Eau Claire (UPDATE) - Two dogs that reportedly bit a man on Tuesday have been found, according to local health officials and police.
News 18 spoke with a UW-Eau Claire sergeant on Wednesday, who said they received an anonymous tip about the pet owner and made contact with him. He said campus police are still investigating the case and the dog's health and rabies status.
News 18 reported on Tuesday when Eau Claire city-county health officials said two dogs bit a man on the University fields walking path, located on UW-Eau Claire property off of Stein Boulevard and Macarthur Avenue.
Officials said the man, who was bit, described the dogs as large, Bull Mastiff-type dogs; one dog was tan colored and the other dog was chocolate brown.
Recently, the Eau Claire City-County Health Department issued press releases alerting the public about two other dog bite cases, including one that happened on July 2 on the 4800 block of Keystone Crossing in Eau Claire and one that took place on Summit Street in mid-August. The health department said so far, authorities have not located the dogs involved in those incidents.
Posted Aug. 5, 2017:
Eau Claire (WQOW) - Health officials said they are looking for two dogs that bit a man in Eau Claire on Tuesday around 11:30 a.m.
In a press release from the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, it said the bite happened on the University fields walking path, located off of Stein Boulevard in Eau Claire.
The man described the dogs as large, Bull Mastiff-type dogs. One dog was tan colored and the other dog was chocolate brown. He told authorities a young man wearing a light colored t-shirt and shorts was walking the dogs.
Health officials said the health and rabies status of the dogs need to be determined. If you have information about these animals, please call the Eau Claire Communications Center at 715-839-4972.