Tips Needed in Lynchburg Dog Attack - abc27 WHTM

Tips Needed in Lynchburg Dog Attack


Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg Animal control officers are on the lookout for two men whose pit bulls reportedly mauled a woman.

The attack happened around 4 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of Rivermont Avenue.

Police say the woman was walking her dog, when the men released the two pit bulls from their leashes and they attacked her and her dog.

Animal control officers have been out all day following up on leads.

So far, officers have heard several reports of two men with two pit bulls walking around Rivermont on Sunday.

Animal Control tells ABC 13 they are relying on the public's help to find the two men.

Anyone with information on the attack or the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers.

The number is 888-798-5900.

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