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Pit Bull Bites Woman at Del-Aire Campground

A 20-year-old woman was taken to Rockville Hospital with serious injuries on her face and arms.

Updated: Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2:56 p.m.

According to the Tolland Public Safety Department, the bite victim has been identified as Victoria Brocuglio. The department also confirmed that the dog is up to date on its rabies vaccinations.

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Tolland first responders transferred a 20-year-old woman to Rockville Hospital on Tuesday afternoon, after a pit bull at bit her on the face and arms, according to Public Safety Director and Fire Chief John Littell.

Littell said that the pit bull inflicted several "serious" bite wounds on the victim, who was later transferred from Rockville to Hartford Hospital.

He added that the dog was not on the scene when first responders and state police arrived at the campground on Tuesday afternoon, but that the dog was found and quarantined later in the day with the assistance of an animal control officer.

Littell said that the dog will remain quarantined while officials determine if the animal is up to date on its rabies vaccines. He said that the dog involved in the attack is from Manchester and was staying at a different site on the campground from the victim.

The dog's owners were not on the scene during the attack, Littell said. Another adult pit bull and two young pit bulls were also present, he added.

The case is still under investigation.

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Michael August 31, 2012 at 05:41 PM
oh Sweetie Pie, you need to learn to Hate the deed and not the breed and as A pit bull owner who makes over $ 250,000.00 a year I guess I'm a low life. I think people who judge other people are low-lifes
Jaloney Caldwell August 31, 2012 at 06:22 PM
http://www.imperfectparent.com/topics/2012/08/30/pit-bull-viciously-attacks-deaf-mute-woman-and-tries-to-eat-her/ So homeless people are okay for pitbulls to eat now? What about this woman? She was not a transient . Is she yet another throw away victim because she is not related to you... Heres a no brainer... CHOOSE A SAFER BREED Pitbulls have mauled and killed more humans than all other breeds combined. Turn off the UNreality t.v. and use your brain...
Jaloney Caldwell August 31, 2012 at 06:24 PM
Yes. Pscyhcology Today study found that owners of aggressive breeds commit crimes 10 times more often. Share this link to help this group reach victms that need support. http://walkforvictimsofpitbulls.blogspot.com/ victims are coming from around the USA and Canada but the group is not getting any media coverage to publicize the event. Please share widely on your social networking sites...
Jaloney Caldwell August 31, 2012 at 06:29 PM
Micheal MONEY doesn't make a person good. Morals, concern for others and responsible decisions do. There are people both good and bad in all economic groups. Pitbull owners are always surprised when their dog attacks unprovoked.. Some people learn their lessons the hard way. One point to consider Micheal: PITBULLS have caused more owners to be imprisoned than all other breeds. If you don't care about the welfare of others and want to gamble and believe your dog just can't turn.. then you are also gambling with your own freedom. I know of several pitbull owners that had neutered pitbulls that turned without rhyme or reason after years of normal behavior.. I hate to see people put in prison, but some folks just learn the hard way...
Michael August 31, 2012 at 07:09 PM
Jaloney, You make create statistics for anything. Can you please tell me how many people who own pit bulls have crashed their cars on a Tuesday following a Monday where there was a full moon. Because I read what you wrote I change my mind, we should do away with the breed altogether.......

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