Public health looking for dog after beachgoer bit

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Lambton Public Health is looking for a dog and its owner after a beachgoer was bit.

Officials say around 7:30 pm Monday, the red Pitbull with a white patch on its chest, was on the beach with a man, woman and two children. The dog was not on a leash when it bit the stranger.

If you have any information relating to the location of the dog and its owner, please contact Lambton Public Health at 519-383-8331 (ext. 3580) or toll-free 1-800-667-1839.

If the dog is not located and the health status of the animal verified, the victim will need to receive post exposure rabies shots.