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Woman Attacked by Pit Bull in Wapato

YAKIMA, Wa -    A 19-year-old woman has been treated and released from a local hospital after she was attacked by a pit bull.

The incident happened at about 6pm last night on Dogwood Lane in Wapato.  Yvonne McJoe's family says she was going over to her neighbor Raquel Valenzuela's house to borrow a phone. They say valenzuela's pit bull escaped from the house and attacked McJoe.  The dog bit her on the leg several times.  Sheriff's deputies arrived on the scene and arrested Valenzuela for obstructing an officer and an outstanding warrant.

The dog has been quarantined at the humane society in Yakima and will be put down in ten days.

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