September 17, 2021


We know our pets

3 individuals, 1 scaled-down pet injured in Bethlehem canine assault, law enforcement say

A few folks and a small puppy were wounded Friday night in a Bethlehem community by an intense puppy that escaped from a garden, in accordance to town law enforcement.

The incident transpired about 5:40 p.m. in the space of East North and Elm streets, a tree-lined household area in between East Broad Road and Goepp Road/Pembroke Road.

“It was decided that two canine escaped from their garden, and began attacking a woman who was strolling her pet dog through the place,” Lt. Nicholas Lechman informed

Law enforcement contained the aggressive puppy nearby at East North and Wooden streets, he claimed.

3 individuals experienced pet bites, with one of them taken by Bethlehem Crisis Health-related Providers to a clinic for remedy, in accordance to law enforcement. The smaller dog that was attacked was taken by its owner to a veterinary hospital for therapy.

A resident on the block exactly where the canine escaped told it was his grandmother who was initially attacked by a big dog that had gotten loose, as she was walking her chihuahua-terrier combine, Taino.

A single of the other victims was a neighbor who observed the assault and ran out to enable, a further resident of the community explained.

A leash of 1 of two dogs that escaped from a Bethlehem property, main to an attack that injured three men and women and a lesser puppy, hangs out of the back seat of a metropolis law enforcement car the evening of Friday, July 9, 2021, at East North and Elm streets.Kurt Bresswein | For

Police have been concentrating their investigation on a corner property, speaking with inhabitants who were being screening the gate on a vinyl-privateness fence encompassing the property.

Police had been continuing their investigation and did not promptly launch even further data about the intense pet dog.

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Kurt Bresswein might be reached at [email protected].