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Loose Dog Bites Croton Man on Olcott Avenue

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – A resident of Cleveland Drive reported being bitten by a dog while walking his own dog on Olcott Avenue. Croton police said two dogs were loose on Olcott Avenue, and the Cleveland Drive resident was bitten by one of them.

The Croton Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded. Police did not have additional information about the severity of the bite. The incident was reported to the Westchester County Health Department, and the owner attempted to quarantine the dog since. The incident was reported to police on Thursday, April 5, just after 7 a.m.

The following items were also reported by Croton police:

Car Loan: A woman reported lending her car to an acquaintance about a year ago, with the agreement that the acquaintance would pay the insurance. The owner received several summonses for red-light and parking violations since, and police said the acquaintance was not answering calls from the owner. The matter is under investigation. The incident was reported Friday, April 6, just before 10 a.m.

Prank Phone Calls: The manager of Dunkin’ Donuts in the Van Wyck Shopping Center reported receiving fake calls for several large orders. The orders were not filled, and the manager gave the phone number to police. Croton police were unable to contact anyone using the phone number, and turned the number over to the unlawful call center managed by the phone company. The incident was reported Sunday, April 8, just after 2 p.m.

Rabid Fox: Croton police have received several reports of a possibly rabid fox roaming Spencer Field and North Highland Place over the past few weeks. The fox was seen again on North Highland Place about 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7.

Skateboarding: A caller reported several teenagers skateboarding in the street and said she almost hit them while driving. An officer responded and advised the skateboarders to stay out of the road. The incident was reported Monday, April 9, just after 1 p.m.

Hot Dog: A caller reported a dog sitting in the sun in a white sport utility vehicle. When an officer arrived at the parking lot, the caller said the owner had removed the dog from the car. The incident was reported about 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 10.

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