GREENBRIER, Ark. – An elderly man was airlifted to a nearby hospital after being attacked by a “vicious” dog, deputies say. 

The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office said an unnamed 76-year-old man was attacked by a dog north of Greenbrier on Wednesday afternoon. 

Deputies said the victim had hand and leg injuries, and he may have lost a finger. 

The incident took place on Langley Lane. 

Authorities did not identify the dog’s breed. 

No further information on the victim’s condition was immediately available.