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Two Pit bulls attack another dog in Harrisburg

Updated: Thursday, October 31 2013, 01:53 PM CDT
Harrisburg City Police say two pit bulls were euthanized on Thursday after attacking another dog.

Officers were called to the 300 block of Hamilton Street around 4.a.m. for a report of a dog attack. When officers arrived, they learned that two Pit bulls had freed themselves from their yard and entered into a neighbor's yard and attacked a 10-year-old Chihuahua. Police say the Chihuahua died during the attack. 

Police observed the dogs becoming aggressive with passersby and fired two shots at the dogs. One of the dogs was injured.

The owner of the pit bulls surrendered both dogs to the Harrisburg Animal Control Officer and both dogs were euthanized.

Charges against the owner are pending. Police say no one was injured.

Anyone with information  is asked to contact Ofc Paula Trovy at 717-255-3158 or email ptrovy@cityofhbg.com to reach City detectives.Two Pit bulls attack another dog in Harrisburg


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