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A pit bull that attacked a woman at a north Lincoln home early Tuesday remains on the loose, a police spokeswoman said.

The dog became aggressive inside the home, in the 1700 block of North 31st Street, at 12:45 a.m., Officer Angela Sands said. A 25-year-old resident there grabbed a baseball bat and began hitting Zeus the pit bull in the head after it bit her hand and chest, Sands said.

The dog then latched onto her leg and wouldn't let go after she hit it about 30 times with the bat, Sands said.

The woman and her husband tried to get the dog out of the house as police arrived, she said. Zeus was still biting the woman’s leg, so officers stunned it with a Taser, and it ran off.

The woman was driven to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 2-year-old white pit bull is believed to be injured and remains dangerous, Sands said. Police do not have a photo of the dog.

Police have notified Lincoln Public Schools officials.

Anyone who encounters the dog should call Animal Control at 402-441-7900 and should not approach it.

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