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Series of pit pull attacks reported in Victoria

March 26, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Updated March 26, 2012 at 10:27 p.m.


Victoria has experienced a rash of pit bull attacks in the past two weeks:

• Two pit bulls were shot to death by Victoria police officers on March 12. One of the dogs bit a woman's leg as she was walking her dog in the 2300 block of Bon Aire Avenue.

•  A woman was attacked by two pit bulls while walking her dog March 16 in the 1700 Victoria Station Drive. Police apprehended the dogs, and Victoria City/County Health Animal Control collected the animals.

• Also March 16, two pit bulls attacked a man walking in the 2600 block of Cardinal Street. The dogs charged police when the officers arrived on the scene. When one of the dogs charged a second time, officers shot the dog. Animal control took custody of the other dog.

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