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Asheville police locate owner of dogs that bit runner near UNC Asheville

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ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The Asheville Police Department said they have located the owner of two standard poodles involved in an incident on Monday.

Officers said a woman in her 60s was walking the dogs, one white and one tan, near UNC Asheville's Lookout Observatory.

Around 8 a.m., a runner on a nearby trail was approached by the dogs and bitten, officers said.

The injuries were minor and did not require stitches, however if the owner was not located within 48 hours, the victim would be required to received rabies post-exposure shots.

Shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, officers said the owner had been located.

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