Update 12 p.m. July 15
The dog has been identified and has up-to-date vaccinations. Officials say the boy had been walking on a trail along Old Norwalk Road located near the park. Original story 2:15 p.m. July 14
Police are seeking help identifying a dog that bit a New Canaan boy Monday evening in the area of Kiwanis Park. At about 6:30 p.m. on July 13, a medium-sized black dog on a leash bit a 12-year-old boy, according to Officer Allyson Halm, head of the New Canaan Police Department’s Animal Control section.
A woman described as white and middle-aged with light-colored hair was leash-walking the biting dog and another one, said to be medium-sized and colored gray and black, Halm said in a press release. The situation is “time-sensitive,” she said.