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