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Pit bulls attack one dog and several people in Mercer County

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     Mercer County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call of a dog attack in Princeton Tuesday, April 30.
     Two pit bulls are under quarantine now after the county animal control officer said the two dogs attacked another dog on Thornton Avenue.
     Three people were bitten while trying to break up the fight, one of them was taken to the hospital.
     Deputies said the dogs escaped their yard by digging under the fence.
     The dogs will remain in quarantine for 10 days.
     After that a magistrate will determine if the dogs will be put down.
     The animal control officer said pet owners need to make sure their animals are contained to avoid situations like this from happening.