On Saturday, the 16th, Bozeman Police responded to the I-90 rest area on North 19th, for a report of a dog bite.

When they arrived, they found a 3 year old child had been bitten by a large black dog that resembled a pit bull.

The owner fled the scene with the animal after the child was bitten.

The owner was described as a white,  blonde woman with a thin build, and was driving a silver SUV. The

Bozeman Police Department would like to speak with the owner of the dog to insure the animal had proper vaccinations.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Bozeman Police Department at 582-2000, Crime Stoppers at 586-1131 or send and email to policetips@bozeman.net.