Authorities looking for proprietor of canine who bit an individual in North Carolina

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Asheville, North Carolina (WLOS) – Animal Control is searching for a dog owner for a reported dog bite outside the CVS store along Merrimon Avenue.

Authorities say around 8 p.m. Monday, February 1, that Asheville Animal Control received a report of a dog bite.

The victim, who suffered a minor injury, reported seeing the dog tied up outside the pharmacy. She said she approached the dog and was bitten.

The dog is described as an adult lab / pit bull type with a brown color. The owner is a white woman with curly light brown hair in her mid-30s.

Animal Control tries to identify the owner and the dog that was with her. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Asheville Animal Control at 828-259-5872.

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