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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A police officer shot a dog that attacked a woman in the Frankford section of Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon.

Police responded to the 4600 block of Penn Street where a 25-year-old woman suffered multiple bites during a dog attack around 12:30 p.m.

frankford dog attack Police: Officer Shoots Dog That Attacked Woman In Frankford

A dog attacks a woman in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. (credit: CBS3)

Police say an officer shot the dog twice to stop the attack. The dog’s condition is not known.

There is no word on the victim’s condition.

Comments (3)
  1. Heidi Landis says:

    A 5 month old puppy that was not involved in the attack was shot twice by a police officer at this location as well. Please gather your information before just rushing an incomplete news report out there. It is irresponsible journalism.

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