Dog sought after it bites child in Sutherlin

SUTHERLIN, Ore. -- Officials with the Douglas County Environmental Health Department are looking for a dog that bit a child in Sutherlin.

Authorities say they are asking for assistance in locating the dog, described as a small brown and white Pit Bull.

They say the dog bit a child near East 2nd Avenue in Sutherlin on Sunday, September 15 at about 11:30 am near the child's home.

No other information is available at this time, officials said.

The dog needs to be found for observation purposes only, as required by law.

Anyone with information about the dog or its owner should contact Douglas County Environmental Health at 541-440-3569 or Douglas County Animal Control at 541-440-4471.