NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man has been hospitalized after being attacked by a dog in the Bronx on Saturday.
Authorities say the FDNY responded to a call at a residence on Randall Avenue in Castle Hill at around 11:30 a.m.READ MORE: David Robinson, 53, Arrested For Murder Of Woman Who Died After Falling Down Stairs At Subway Station
The man was taken to Jacobi Medical Center with minor injuries, police said.
The dog is now in the care of Animal Care and Control in Manhattan.READ MORE: Suspect Charlie Vasquez, 23, Charged In Shooting That Injured 2 NYPD Officers In The Bronx
Witnesses told CBS2 the man owns a pitbull, which turned on him outside.
This recent attack comes after a 5-year-old boy was hospitalized after being attacked by two pit bulls at his home in Brooklyn.MORE NEWS: New Video Shows Suspected Gunman, Car Used To Flee Scene Of Deadly Bronx Double Shooting