Elderly couple attacked by pit bulls in Greenville

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) — An elderly couple was attacked by pit bulls while walking a dog in Greenville.

Donald Porter, a spokesman for the Greenville Police Department, said the attack was reported shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday.

The couple was walking their son’s dog on Trescott Street when Porter said they were attacked by two pit bulls.

The woman suffered injuries to her arm, while the man’s hand was injured, according to Porter. He said both were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Their son’s dog was taken to a veterinarian for treatment.

Animal control captured the pit bulls and they have been quarantined.

Charges are pending in the case.


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