Pit bull that attacked owner on Cape found after lengthy search

HYANNIS, MA (WHDH) —A pit bull that attacked its owner early Tuesday morning in Hyannis has been found after a lengthy search.

A 22-year-old man was bitten by the dog on Anthony Drive around 12:50 a.m., leaving him with bite wounds on both of his forearms, police said.

Authorities described the pit bull as “aggressive” and said it was “preventing access to the victim by Hyannis Rescue personnel.”

The medium-sized pit bull, named Zeus, initially ran off. It was found shortly before noon.

Animal Control has taken the dog. It is being quarantined.

No additional details were immediately available.