Man, Woman Attacked by Dogs in Oakland

A man and a woman were hospitalized Friday after being attacked and bitten by two dogs in Oakland, police said.

The incident occurred around 10 a.m. on the 2600 block of 63rd Avenue. Responding officers located two victims with what looked like dog bites.

Medical aid was provided at the scene and the man and woman were taken to an area hospital. They are in stable condition, according to police. 

In addition, a pit bull that belongs to the female victim was attacked and killed by the two dogs, police said.

Officers with Oakland Animal Services also responded.

Rebecca Katz, that agency's director, said Animal Services is investigating the incident and has taken into custody the two dogs that were involved in the attack.

Animal Services also has taken into a custody another dog that's owned by the man who owns the two canines that were the attackers on Friday.

Anyone seeking additional information is asked to call 510-535-5670.

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