Mesa woman hurt while breaking up dog fight
MESA, Ariz. -- Authorities say a Mesa woman has been severely injured after trying to stop her two dogs from fighting.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said the woman was trying to break up a fight between her pit bull and Rottweiler Friday night when one of them bit her in the left forearm.
According to the Rural/Metro Fire Department, the woman had to be taken by helicopter to a Scottsdale hospital for serious bites in her left wrist and forearm.
Her injuries are non-life-threatening.
Authorities said the dogs are being contained at the owner's home with her approval.
They are not identifying the woman.