VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — An unleashed dog attacked and killed another dog that was on a leash at the Oceanfront on Sunday.
Virginia Beach Police say they were dispatched to 31st Street area at King Neptune’s Park for a report of a fight around 7:40 p.m.
When police arrived, they found the fight was actually between two dogs. Police say a pit bull attacked a Yorkshire terrier/Shih Tzu mixed breed dog.
The mixed breed dog succumbed to its injuries. Police were able to take control of the pit bull near Pinewood Drive.
No people were injured during the attack.
Virginia Beach Animal Control Officers are actively investigating the incident, and Kristin L. Foster, 37, a Virginia Beach local, was arrested and charged with public intoxication in connection to the attack, while animal violation charges are still pending.
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