Animal Incident - Community Advisory

On Thursday, March 21st at approximately 8:02 am, Takoma Park Police Officers responded to the unit block of Philadelphia Avenue for a dog attack. Once on scene, investigation revealed that a resident was walking her dog down the street when they were approached by two loose dogs. The dogs began to attack the victim's dog, which later succumbed to its injuries. Officers were able to safely contain the attacking dogs after they retreated back into their yard and were secured by their owner.

During the incident, the owner of the dog being attacked was not harmed. The investigation is being handled by Montgomery County Animal Services.