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2 pit bulls attack elderly man in Encino

December 14, 2009 12:05:49 AM PST
An elderly man was in the hospital after two pit bulls attacked him during a walk around his Encino neighborhood on Sunday.Officials said eyewitnesses honked their car horns to scare off the pit bills during the attack on the 17900 block of Burbank Boulevard. The owner of the dogs ran out and grabbed the dogs.

The man, who is in his 70s, was bitten several times on his arms. He was taken to Kaiser Woodland Hills with puncture wounds.

Animal control was investigating the attack.