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Van Nuys Man Reportedly Mauled By His Own Pit Bulls

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VAN NUYS (CBS) — A Van Nuys man was reportedly mauled Monday evening by his two pit bulls.

According to officials, one of the dogs has been apprehended but another is still at large.

Police report that a patrol car spotted one of the pits and after an officer opened his back door, the dog jumped into the back seat effectively allowing for its own capture.

The extent of the man’s injuries was not known but he refused medical treatment at the scene.

He reportedly had a hand wound.

(©2010 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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