Kelowna mom searching for dog owner after son attacked at beach

A Kelowna family is looking for help finding the owner of a dog who walked away after the animal allegedly attacked an 8-year-old boy at Gyro Beach on Tuesday morning just after 9 a.m..

“He was playing by the water and the dog ran up to my son at some point and bit him,” mom Stacey Shaw said.

Riley required numerous stitches on his face.

Riley Dubbin-Shaw, an 8-year-old Kelowna boy, needed numerous stitches on his face after a dog attack on Tuesday morning.

After the attack, Shaw said the woman was seen heading south with the unleashed black dog.

“Who leaves when a child is bleeding?” Shaw said.

The woman who left with the dog is described as in her mid-40’s with blonde hair and a blue shirt.

The Kelowna RCMP file number is 2019-33595 if anyone has information about the incident, the dog or its owner.

Global News has reached out to RCMP for comment.

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