Woman hospitalized after being bit by dog in central Fresno, police say

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A woman is recovering after being attacked by a dog in central Fresno.

It happened at Hedges and Bond around 6 Thursday morning.

Police say a woman in her 70s was in the neighborhood collecting recycling when a pit bull from a nearby house got out and bit her on the lower leg.

She was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.

The dog was captured in a neighborhood yard and sent to the SPCA.

We're told the dog had gotten out of its yard through a missing fence board.

The dog's owners were not home at the time.
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