Deputies investigate dog attack

POSTED: 4:33 PM Dec 01 2012   UPDATED: 5:30 PM Dec 01 2012
dog attack
CRAVEN COUNTY -

Deputies are investigating the case of a dog attacking a man in Craven County.

The man has a visible injury to his back and went to a hospital.

The victim was speaking with deputies about 4:30 p.m. on the 3700 block of Highway 55 west, near New Bern.

The victim, Keith Dixon, said he'd walked to his neighbor's house and the neighbor's dog attacked.

The neighbor is also Dixon's landlord.

The attack occurred on Sims Dawson Road, Dixon said.

An animal control officer was on the scene investigating at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday.