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Dogs attack a senior in Cottondale

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A woman is hospitalized after a pack of dogs attacked her in Cottondale.
Tuscaloosa County Sheriff Lt.. Andy Norris says the 73-year-old woman was walking Tuesday afternoon when the attacked by four dogs attacked her, knocking her to the ground and biting her heels and leg.
A neighbor who heard the woman scream, chased the dogs away. County sheriff's officials and animal control officers were called to the scene.
Authorities say three of the dogs were captured and the fourth got away.  Deputies plan to return to the area to look for the dogs' owner.
The woman is being treated in the DCH Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

 

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