Pitbulls Viciously Mauled Woman in Newark's West Ward

EMS rushed a woman to University Hospital after she suffered multiple bite wounds to her body during an attack from two pit bulls early this morning in Newark's West Ward.

The incident happened in the vicinity of 43-56 Stuyvesant Avenue at around 2:30 a.m. where residents in the area were awakened by the woman's loud screams and the dogs' vicious attack growls at that location.

The woman was walking down the street when the dogs appeared and began to run towards her.

According to reports, the dogs ripped into the woman's back and arms as she attempted to protect herself from their devastating attack.

Residents in the area told RLS Metro Breaking News that this is the third known incident where the dogs attacked a random person on the street with the latest episode occurring Sunday when the dogs attacked a woman on Alexander Street.

The woman's injuries were not immediately reported as life-threatening authorities said.

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