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Police: Two Pit Bulls Attack Pugs With Their Owner in E. Patchogue

Pit bulls were taken by Brookhaven Animal Control and are available at shelter to be claimed by owner.

Two loose pit bulls attacked two pugs that were being walked by their owner in East Patchogue Wednesday morning, said Suffolk County Police.

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The attack was reported in the area of Celia Street and Florence Street.

Police said the call came in around 7:22 a.m., and the pit bulls were removed by Brookhaven Town Animal Control.

A rep at Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter told Patch that the two pit bulls are awaiting their owner to redeem them, but neither dog has identification.

The extent of the injuries to the two pugs was not available.

Resident Debbie Roach wrote into Patch Wednesday morning that the Swan Lake Civic Association were able to alert parents to exercise caution at bus stops this morning.

PatP. February 21, 2013 at 12:34 PM
Guess the owner will have to find two more to protect their Sears big screen TV....
Michael Hoesterey February 21, 2013 at 06:41 PM
I like how it doesn't say it took the cops over an hour to respond. I know this cause I was one of the ones who called when they attacked my wife and my in-laws pugs.
Margaret Calleja Parry February 21, 2013 at 06:52 PM
I winder if they are the same 2 pitbulls roaming Sandspit Marina. I am not afraid of pitbulls. I am afraid of unknown dogs roaming who have the potential to do serious damage to a person or another dog.
Elizabeth K February 23, 2013 at 01:42 PM
My neighbors dogs attacked our pet's in our yard. we lost our animals and fear for our children .the village, the homeowner and the tenants have done nothing. Children in the area are afraid of the dogs. Sad. Section 8 protects the rights of these owners.

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