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by Kimberly Rubio, staff writer A Uvalde woman was hospitalized Aug. 7 after she was attacked by a pair of stray dogs. Two witnesses used a shirt and a belt as a makeshift tourniquet in an attempt to slow the victim’s profuse bleeding.
Uvalde Police and EMS were dispatched to the 400 block of Fort Clark Road at approximately 9:13 p.m.
According to the police report, Rebecca Cruz said she was walking around Sacred Heart Catholic Church when two dogs lunged at her. Cruz identified one of the dogs as a white labrador and the other as a brown mixed breed.
Dionicio Granado Jr. and Roy Moreno were on their way home when they observed the attack. The two men rushed to Cruz’s assistance and utilized a shirt and a belt as a make-shift tourniquet.