MANATEE COUNTY FL - A PIT BULL BEING LOOKED AFTER BY AN AUNT AND HER 2 DAUGHTERS ATTACKED THEM WHEN THEY WENT TO LET IT IN FROM THE PORCH
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - Three people were hospitalized after a dog attacked them. The attack occurred Sunday in the 14000 block of 7th Avenue East in Manatee County.
Authorities report Brooke Farnsworth was at the house with her mother, Tami Padgett, that was house sitting a four year old PIT BULL for her niece. Farnsworth went to get the dog from a screened in porch when she was attacked by the dog.
Padgett and another daughter, Brianna Farnsworth, went to help and were attacked by the dog as well. The three victims were able to use the sliding glass door to separate themselves from the attacking dog.
All three women were hospitalized at Blake Medical Center in stable condition.
The dog was impounded by Manatee County Animal Services.