Police: Animal attacks Shelby Twp. pair walking dog
Shelby Township police are warning residents to be cautious when walking their dogs after two people were attacked by an animal — possibly a coyote or German shepherd — while walking their dog early Sunday morning.
The attack happened about 3 a.m. in the area of Janis and Harry streets near Van Dyke and 21 Mile, according to a statement on the Police Department’s Facebook page.
The victims suffered injuries to their hands and arms, and both were taken to a hospital to be treated, according to authorities. Their dog was not injured, they said.
Anyone with information about the attack should call the department at (586) 731-2121 Ext. 3.
Officials also remind residents to call the Macomb County Animal Control at (586) 469-5115 if they see coyotes, wild animals or stray pets.