Port Angeles: Man remains hospitalized after dog attack

PORT ANGELES — A local man bitten by a Rottweiler over the weekend remained hospitalized Tuesday at Olympic Medical Center.

Joe Roeder was listed in stable condition, an Olympic Medical Center spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Roeder was bitten Sunday but remained in the hospital because the bite became infected, police said.

Swelling was down Tuesday, according to reports.

Meanwhile, the dog remains quarantined and is being tested for rabies and other diseases, police said.

Results from those tests were still pending Tuesday evening.


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