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Man and mother attacked by their own dog in Kensington: Police – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man and his mother have been rushed to hospital after being attacked by their own dog in Kensington. The vicious attack happened at a house on East Tioga Street.

Police say just after 3 a.m. Monday, a man who lives at the house got into an argument with his ex-girlfriend in the basement. The dog became agitated and attacked the man’s mother, biting her repeatedly.

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The son tried to take control of the dog. The dog in turn attacked him, mainly biting his arm.

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According to the police, the dog is a pit bull.

Animal control removed the dog from the home and both mother and son were taken to a nearby hospital where they are in critical condition.

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According to police, the son is currently undergoing surgery on his arm.


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