Dogs That Attacked Cop Under Rabies Quarantine

By  //  August 6, 2012

Fate of Pit Bulls Unknown

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Two pit bulls involved in an attack that injured a Titusville Police officer remain in the custody of Brevard County Animal Services and are being held until an investigation into the incident is completed.

Brevard County Animal Services and Enforcement has quarantined two pit bulls that attacked a Titusville Police officer Sunday. (Image courtesy Brevard County)

The officer was responding to a 9-1-1 hang-up call when the two chained dogs came from around a house and began to attack the officer.

She managed to fight them off, get to her vehicle and call for help.

A Brevard County Animal Services and Enforcement Officer, aided by Titusville Fire Rescue and other Titusville Police officers, secured the pit bulls as they continued attempts to attack officials at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

The dogs will be held until a determination is made on their status and while the 10-day rabies quarantine is completed.

The injured police officer was treated at Parrish Medical Center and released.