Police: Dog leaps from car window, bites woman


A woman was bitten by a dog after the animal jumped out of a car window in New Bedford, according to authorities.

Police said the unidentified woman was walking her dog on Pope Street Wednesday when another dog riding in a car leapt out of the vehicle and bit her.

“The driver, after interacting briefly with the injured woman, took the dog back in the car and drove away,” police said.

Authorities said the woman was taken to St. Luke's Hospital, where she was treated for minor injuries.

Police said her dog was not harmed.

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