Man attacked by two dogs in East Central El Paso

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Police work the scene of the Central El Paso dog attack | Photo by Ruben Espinoza – KTSM

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – An East Central El Paso homeowner was rushed to the hospital after being attacked by two dogs Tuesday.

According to officials with the El Paso Police Department (EPPD), officers were called to the 800 block of Mission, where a man cleaning his yard was attacked by two dogs, shortly before noon Tuesday.

Via a news release, EPPD say the dogs – described as pit bulls – went missing from a home three blocks away, and the owners searching for thm.

The dogs – a male and female – attacked the 73-year-old man right outside of his home, as he was cleaning. The man suffered multiple bites to his to his face, neck, and arm.

Emergency dispatch confirmed to KTSM that the man was transported to a local hospital and was last listed Tuesday afternoon in stable condition

EPPD continue to investigate the incident. Animal Services responded to the scene and took possession of the
dogs.

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