• Loose pit bull attacks man, dog on Mount Washington

    Updated:

    MOUNT WASHINGTON, Pa. - A man in his 70s was attacked by a pit bull on Mount Washington early Friday morning.

    Police said the man was walking his dog on Grandview Avenue when they were attacked. Officials said the man was bitten on his hand and the small dog had to be rushed to an emergency veterinarian. The man was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

    According to a maintenance worker at Grandview Towers, the victim lives in the building and several people witnessed the attack.

    A witness said a driver stopped to help the victim and the dog jumped on the man's car. The driver said he yelled at the dog and it ran away.

    Animal Control officers were called to the scene.

    Next Up:


  • Headline Goes Here

    Loose pit bull attacks man, dog on Mount Washington

  • Headline Goes Here

    Pa. woman missing 14 years is suspect in recent disappearance of woman

  • Headline Goes Here

    Jennifer Sybert: 5 things we know about suspect in woman's disappearance

  • Headline Goes Here

    Police: Men wanted after allegedly stealing 7 cases of beer

  • Headline Goes Here

    Woman's 911 call goes to the wrong county, she dies before EMS arrives