SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) –Sioux Falls Animal Control needs the public to help identify a dog that bit a young girl who was riding her bike Tuesday night.

Sioux Falls Animal Control says the girl was riding a bike near West 90th Street and South Townsley Avenue around 6:20 p.m. when a woman and her dog came up behind her and bit the girl’s arm.

The owner of the dog told KELOLAND News her dog did not come from behind the girl. The owner said she contacted animal control and informed them her dog had all its proper vaccinations.

The owner says she asked the girl if she was OK after the incident.

The dog is described as a medium-sized light brown dog with short hair that might be named Brooklyn. The owner of the dog is described as a white older woman with short gray hair. The woman was wearing a red sweatshirt and jeans.

The dog bite left a small wound on the girl’s arm. Animal control needs to identify the dog to verify its vaccinations.

If you have any information on this dog, you’re asked to call animal control at 367-7000.