A mail carrier was making his rounds on Edgemoor Avenue in Solon when he said a large "Mastiff-type" dog charged him.
According to a report, the mail carrier sprayed the dog with mace and the dog ran off. The incident happened on Nov. 16.
The mail carrier told a 47-year-old woman whose mother lived next door what happened, and the woman also told police she saw the dog running in her mother's backyard.
The dog was eventually caught and police cited its owner, a 37-year-old Edgemoor Avenue man, with failure to control a dangerous dog, a misdemeanor.