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Pit bull mauls woman, boy in Pompano Beach

By CBS Miami Team,


2 hurt in Pompano Beach during dog attack, Broward sheriffs office says 00:19

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A woman and a boy were hurt when they were attacked by a pit bull Wednesday afternoon in Pompano Beach, authorities said.

According to a statement by the Broward County Sheriff's Department, the two victims, who were not identified, were taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
A dog attacked a woman and a young boy at a Pompano Beach home. CBS 4

The dog was taken by animal control officials following the incident, which occurred around 2:15 p.m. in the 100 block of NW 21st Street, officials said.

The woman who was attacked by the animal said it belonged to her daughter.

She told CBS 4 that the dog first attacked a boy who had come to the home to purchase some snacks.

The woman said the dog turned on her as she was trying to separate the boy from the dog.

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