Police and Animal Care and Control officers were on scene in the neighbourhood of Bonnie Doon after a report of a dog attack Monday afternoon.Police were called to a home near 83 Avenue and 87 Street after a dog escaped a yard and attacked a couple of pedestrians around 12:30 p.m.Const. Nathan Lutz said one person was treated by emergency medical services at the scene. A second person reportedly attacked by the dog left the area before being treated.The dog, identified by Lutz as a pit bull, was able to be contained in the backyard until Animal Care and Control took over the investigation.A city spokeswoman later confirmed the dog involved was an American Staffordshire terrier.Animal Care and Control continue to investigate.
Police and Animal Control officers work at the scene of a pit bull attack near 8703 83 Ave. in Edmonton on Monday, April 29, 2019.
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