Local/State

Woman's ear bitten off by dog in Wynnefield

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

A dog is in the custody of the SPCA after it bit off a woman's ear.

The incident happened around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday in the 5200 block of Arlington Street in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia.

The woman was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment.

There was no immediate word on what led to the attack.

The SPCA said the dog will be quarantined for the next 10 days.

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