Police search for dog after woman attacked

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
police lights generic

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.