Officials say the incident happened around 1:30 p.m. on Friday. A woman reported she was walking on Eighth Street near De Pere Street in Menasha and saw a dog also on the sidewalk.
The woman attempted to pet the dog and it lunged at her, biting her once in the face. Police say the dog ran off.
The dog is a reddish/brown Dachshund mix. Officials are asking anyone with information about the dog or the incident to call them at (920) 967-3500.