Dog Attacks Colbert Woman

2-27-06 - A Rottweiler mixed-breed dog attacked a Colbert woman while she walked around her neighborhood Monday afternoon.

Anita Meadows was near the corner of Leecraft and Wright when the dog named Hercules came charging at her. The dog bit her on the left calf and knocked her to the ground.

Neighbors say the dog is is usually tied up behind the house. Meadows needed five stitches to close the wound. Colbert police say the dog will remain in quarantine for ten days.