Police search for dog after woman attacked

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A Clinton woman was hospitalized for injuries she suffered in a reported dog attack, and now police are searching for the dog.

A 31-year-old woman said she was sitting on the curb in the 2200 block of North Sixth Street when she was attacked by a dog just after 11 a.m. Sunday, August 4, 2013.

The woman was treated at a local hospital for her injuries and later transferred to a hospital in Iowa City for further treatment.

Police said the dog involved was described as short-haired, stocky and dark in color.  The dog was possibly wearing a blue collar, and was last seen running north from the location of the attack.

Anyone who sees a dog matching the description should stay away from the animal and immediately contact Clinton Police at (563) 243-1458.