Dog remains loose after attack on Clinton man
A Clinton, Iowa man was hospitalized after two dogs reportedly attacked him – and police said one of the dogs remained at large.
The attack was reported just after 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013 in the 200 block of 16th Place. Police said 31-year-old Benjamin Nave was attacked as he was walking on 16th Place.
“The first office on the scene shot both dogs to stop the attack,” according to a statement from Sgt. Colin Reid of the Clinton Police Department. “The dogs fled the area. One dog was located a short time later and dispatched. Officers were unable to locate the second dog.”
Police said they have identified the owner of the two dogs.
Nave was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and later transferred to a hospital in Iowa City.