Overland Park police caution residents of aggressive stray dog after it attacks two people

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The Overland Park Police Department and Animal Control Unit are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an aggressive dog involved in a reported bite case.

Police said the incident took place around 11:00 p.m. Monday in the 5600 block of Marty Street.

According to a release from police, two female victims were taking their dog outside when another canine came up and starting attacking their dog. One victim tried to intervene and was bitten on the hand by the aggressive canine. The other female sustained injuries to her hand after trying to strike the animal to get him away from their dog.

The aggressive dog involved is described as large German Sheppard mix, with a pointed snout, black and white fur and a long bushy tail. Police said the dog has been seen in the area on previous occasions and is believed to be a stray.

The Overland Park Police Department is asking everyone to please use caution if they happen to come across the dog described above, and also that they report it to officers by calling 913-895-6300.