The St. Albans Police Department is investigating a dog attack on Lake Street in the area of Food City. The attack happened between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Police say after the pit bull attacked a 52-year-old man fled the scene into a wooded.
The dog and owner have not been identified. Police say victim received puncture wounds to one hand and he was transported to Northwest Medical Center.
The dog is described as a medium size brown and white pit bull with a green nylon collar.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Albans Police Department at (802)-524-2166.