Woman sets pit bulls on man following argument, severing victim's ear: police

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Woman Sets Pit Bulls On Man Following Argument


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BELMONT, The Bronx (PIX11) -- A man was mauled when police say a woman intentionally set her pit bulls on him following an argument.

Police say the victim, 62, was attacked by two pit bulls outside 2431 Belmont Ave. 9:39 a.m. Friday.

According to police, the dogs were unleashed by a woman after she had an argument with the victim.

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Police say another man, 46, and others tried to intervene. Both the 62-year-old and the 46-year-old Good Samaritan were sent to St. Barnabas in stable condition.

The 62-year-old victim had his right ear severed in the attack, along with multiple lacerations and bites to his body. The 46-year-old suffered lacerations to his arms, according to police.

55-year-old Cynthia Oliver was arrested and charged with 8 counts of assault and 2 counts of reckless endangerment.

Police say she is undergoing psychiatric evaluation. The two dogs have been handed over to NYC Animal Care & Control.

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