POLICE: Socorro Man Suffers Serious Facial Injuries in Dog Attack


POSTED: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 6:25pm

UPDATED: Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 7:37pm

UPDATE - Socorro Police have ticketed the woman, Maria Stephenson, who owns the dogs that attacked the Socorro man.

Armando Rodriguez, the victim, has lost his right ear and part of his nose, following the attack.

Neighbors say the pitbulls have gotten loose from Stevenson's yard several times in the past. According to Socorro Spokesperson David Garcia, the pitbulls got under their fence and attacked a man and his dog. Neighbors said the man was homeless.

A Socorro man was attacked by at least 5 dogs in Socorro, police confirmed Friday afternoon.

Officials tell News Channel 9 he was taken to hospital with serious injuries to the face. We have a crew is en route. Tune in to our 6pm newscast for latest. 

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