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CR police need help finding dog that bit teen

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) --  Police need the public's help finding a dog that bit a grocery store worker over the weekend.

Cedar rapids police say a german Sheppard bit a 17-year-old Hy-Vee employee at a store on Edgewood Road around 9:00 a.m. on Saturday January 17th.

The victim told officers a white sedan pulled into the parking lot opened the door and let the dog out and drove off.  The employee went over to try to read the tags on the dog and got bit. 

Police say a male customer in his 40's, in a light blue Volkswagen went up to the dog, looked at the tags, put the dog in his car and drove away.  He told the employee he thinks he knows where the dog lives. 

Cedar Rapids police are asking anyone that may have seen this happen or the person that took the dog to contact Animal Control at 286-5993.

Police need to get in contact with the owner to get the Rabies information from the owner.   If it the dog is not found, the 17 year old will have to go through the rabies shots.

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