Dog attacks woman

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A 58-year-old Utah woman was attacked by a dog last week in Stevens Point, Wis., authorities said. She told police she was walking in front of a home when a large dog jumped on her, wrapping its legs around her and pulling her to the ground. She said the dog bit her in the hand causing several puncture wounds, authorities said. Police learned of the attack from a caller, but the victim was gone when they arrived. She approached an officer at the hospital and reported the incident.

The dog's owner said she tried to restrain the animal, but it ran out the door. The owner said she tried to gain control of the animal when she saw it attack. The dog is being checked for rabies.

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