As of Thursday, May 23, 2013
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ALBANY, Ga. — The Albany Police Department has reported that a woman was bitten by a pit bull-type dog Thursday as she was walking on the 500 block of Eighth Avenue.
About 1:08 p.m., Cindy Myrick, 43, told police she was approached by the dog, which bit her on her right knee. Officials say Myrick was transported to the hospital for treatment.
According to the APD, animal control agents searched the area for the dog, but it had not been located Thursday evening. Officials say the dog’s name is Devo, and unspecified charges against its owner are pending.