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UPDATE: Suspect on the Run After Fayette County Home Invasion

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Sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect with a dog bite after an early morning home invasion in Fayette County.

Dispatchers said the call came into a residence on Gatewood Road just outside of Oak Hill at 1 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office, the homeowner discovered the intruder inside her residence after she returned home. The homeowner was accompanied by her dog, which attacked the intruder -- biting him on the leg.

The suspect is described as a black male, 6' tall with a medium build, clean shaven with a dog bite on his right leg. He was last seen wearing black sweat pants and a gray hooded sweatshirt.

The incident remains under investigation by the Sheriff's Office.

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