JANESVILLE, Wis. -

Janesville police are searching for a dog that apparently came up and bit a child's face.

Police said an adult and an 8-year-old child were walking in the area of West Holmes and Lincoln streets around 8:15 p.m. Friday, when a dog bit the child.

The dog ran away. Police describe the dog as mixed breed, medium-sized, and black and brown.

The child received 10 stitches from the injury.

Authorities are asking for any witnesses to come forward and contact the Janesville  Police Department.