FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Spotsylvania County authorities say a 60-year-old woman and herLabrador were attacked by a pit bull owned by her son.
The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office says the woman sufferednumerous bites and broke her shin bone and finger during the Sundayattack. Her dog was euthanized due to life threateninginjuries.
The victim originally stated that she was walking her dog when adog ran toward her and started attacking her dog. Authoritiescanvassed the area in an attempt to locate the dog, but were unableto find the animal.
An anonymous tip led authorities to the victim's son, MichaelBaggett, who told police his pit bull attacked his mother and herdog.
Results of an investigation will be reviewed by prosecutors.
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