Mail Carrier Seriously Injured By Dog Attack In Coeur d'Alene - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Mail Carrier Seriously Injured By Dog Attack In Coeur d'Alene

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

The Coeur d'Alene Police Department told KHQ on Friday that a mail carrier was seriously injured after being attacked by a dog Friday morning. 

It happened around 11:30am in the 800 block of N. 22nd Place in Coeur d'Alene. Police say the mail carrier was making a routine delivery to a home when she was greeted by a man at the door. That man opened the inner door and the mail carrier opened the outer door. Once that door was opened, the man's dog, a pit bull, ran out and attacked the mail carrier. Police say say suffered serious injuries to her arm, torso, and face. 

The dog was taken to the Kootenai County Humane Society where it remains contained at this time. 

The incident is still under investigation. As soon as we get any additional details we will update this story. 

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