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Owner charged in pitbull attack of woman, other dog in Roseville

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Posted at 12:45 PM, Oct 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-22 12:45:43-04

(WXYZ) — Roseville police say a woman is facing charges after a dog attack earlier this month.

According to police, they were called to the area of Frazho Rd. and Kathy St. on Oct. 5 for the report of a dog attacking another dog.

When they arrived, they found a 45-year-old Roseville woman suffering from several dog bites and another citizen giving aid to a 10-month-old beagle that had died.

Police say the woman was walking the beagle when they were unexpectedly attacked by two loose pitbulls. The dogs were biting both the woman and the beagle, and the woman had several puncture wounds and cuts to her legs and arms.

Two residents, a 69-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman, came to the aid of the woman and fought with the dogs and also were bitten several times.

Police were able to identify the dogs and their owner. The owner, a woman, is charged with one count of dangerous animal causing serious injury.

She surrendered the dogs, police say, and is cooperating with them and is expected to turn herself in.