Woman tells police she’s walking her dog when pit bulls attack

DAYTON -- A 74-year-old woman told police two pit bulls attacked her and "Brownie" on Monday night while she was walking her beagle.

According to a Dayton police incident report, she said she was in the 1600 block of Academy Place with her 5-year-old beagle when the pit bulls jumped from an open window and rushed toward her.

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She said the dogs knocked her down as she tried to protect her beagle, according to the incident report. She suffered a minor hand injury (finger) and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital.

Brownie suffered a cut to his left lower jaw.

Police said they could not find the owners of the pit bulls.

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