Sadly, the Middletown Police has learned that one of the two dogs injured in this morning's incident, has since died. The other dog is expected to survive, though injured. The owner of the Pitbull which was caught this morning has been located. The two remaining dogs (both believed to be Pitbull or Pitbull mixes), have yet to be located. Due to the thorough search done by officers this morning, along with the lack of sightings (none to be exact) from residents, it the Middletown Police's belief that the remaining dogs are no longer running at large, though this can't be confirmed at this time. The investigation continues into this matter and we request anyone with information on the whereabouts of the two remaining dogs or their owners to please contact us at 717-558-6900.
At approximately 07:20 am this morning (06-18-21), a group/pack of 3 Pitbull/Pitbull mix dogs attacked 2 smaller leashed dogs being walked by their owner. This occurred in the area of Spruce St and East High St. The attacking dogs were running loose at the time without an owner in sight. One of the dogs (gray in color) was caught and turned over to Pd at the time of the incident. The two remaining dogs (one believed to be brown/tan in color) are believed to still be running at large. The dog in custody had no identifying tags on it nor was it micro chipped.
Both dogs that were attacked suffered injuries, one of them being severely injured, not expected to survive. Anyone having information on the incident or the dogs owner(s) is requested to contact the Middletown Police Dept at 717-558-6900. If you come in contact with the remaining two dogs (at large), please exercise caution and call 911.