Small dog killed in coyote attack in Whitefish Bay

WHITEFISH BAY -- Whitefish Bay police tell FOX6 News two coyotes carried off a small dog from its yard of a residence in the community Friday evening, October 21st.

According to police, the dog was unattended when it was taken -- the owner saw the coyotes carry it away.

Officials say the owner chased the coyotes and they dropped the small dog. The dog died from its injuries.

The dog's description is unclear at this time.

An officer with the Whitefish Bay Police Department says this was the first dog attack of this kind in the community that they knew of.

No other details have been released at this time.