VALLEJO (CBS SF) — A 47-year-old woman and her 3-year-old child were hospitalized Friday after being attacked by three dogs in Vallejo.
Vallejo police officers responded Friday at 5:32 p.m. to a residence in the 500 block of Locust Drive on a report of a woman and a child being attacked by three dogs.READ MORE: COVID Reopening: San Francisco to Align With State Guidelines on June 15
Responding officers located the woman and child in the back yard being attacked by the dogs. The officers were able to separate the dogs from the victims by using pepper spray and physical force.READ MORE: Heat Wave To Bake Bay Area, California With Some Temps Reaching Triple Digits
The dogs, identified as pit bull terriers, each weighed approximately 40 to 50 pounds, police said.
Both victims suffered major injuries and were transported to the hospital.
Officers were able to contain the dogs until Solano County Animal Control took custody of the animals.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Forward Progress of Brush Fire Near San Jose's Coyote Creek Stopped
Police said the dogs were under the care and control of the victim at the time of the incident. Police also confirmed that victims didn’t own the dogs but were watching them for an adult relative who recently moved into the residence.