Police holding pit bull after it attacks woman, her dog

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH)–New London police are currently holding a pit bull after it attacked a woman and her dog.

New London police said the pit bull was on a walk with its owner when it got away, and attacked a dog in a yard on Hillside Road. They said it also seriously bit the dog’s owner, who was trying to protect her dog.

The woman had to be taken to the hospital.

The 8-year-old pit bull is now being held by the city.

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