A grey German shepherd bit a man on the face outside Uncle's Deli, 1041 Post Road, Darien, March 11 around 3 p.m., according to police.

According to the report, the man bent down to pet the dog when it bit him on the right side of his face.

The victim did not get any information about the dog from its owner, who was an older woman, police said.

The victim already had sought medical treatment by the time he reported the incident to the police. There was no indication as to the extent of the man's injuries, the report stated.

The animal control officer is following up on the incident.

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