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Police: Unknown Dog Bites Man's Hand During Walk in Kingstowne Area

Incident took place Friday morning.

If you have an incident involving a dog bite, call Animal Control at 703-691-2131. Patch archive photo
If you have an incident involving a dog bite, call Animal Control at 703-691-2131. Patch archive photo
Fairfax County Police reported Monday that a man was recently bitten by a dog in the Kingstowne area.

The man was out walking Friday morning when a dog bit him on the hand. It was reported at about 10:30 a.m.

The victim received a minor injury. The dog was described as a medium to large Labrador and was being walked by a white woman in her 60s.

Fairfax County has advice for anyone who is bitten by a dog:

What happens if I have an incident involving a dog bite or attack?

  • Call Animal Control at 703-691-2131
  • The responding officer may confine the animal
  • The responding officer may let the owner confine the animal
  • The case may be brought to court, if the dog is deemed a threat to public safety
For more questions about dog bites, read the county's page on dog bites.

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