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Dogs attack and injure 2 children and 2 adults in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police say three dogs are under quarantine after they attacked and injured two children and two adults in Norfolk.

Norfolk police say a 10-year-old boy was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening bite wounds. The other victims were treated at the scene and released.

The attacks occurred Monday evening. Police say all three dogs are pit bull mix breed.

One victim, Jarrod Holmes, tells media outlets that his neighbor and the neighbor’s girlfriend asked him for help after they heard screaming.

Holmes says the adults put themselves between the dogs and the children and two dogs bit him. The neighbor hit one dog with a bat.

Holmes says the dogs ran and attacked a man down the street.

Police say the dogs are under a 10-day quarantine.

 

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