By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WEXFORD (KDKA) – A woman was bit a few times and lost a fingertip when trying to break up a dog fight on Saturday morning.

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Police and medics were called to the North Park Dog Park just before 10:30 a.m. because of two dogs fighting and a couple of reported bites.

A couple was at the park with their dogs when another dog had begun biting one of theirs.

They attempted to break up the fight and ended up being bit themselves.

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The male was treated at the scene for a bite to the thumb.

The woman, trying to pull at the attacking dog’s jaw, was bit a few times and the tip of one of her fingers was bit off.

She was taken to a local hospital, treated and released.

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The owner of the dog that attacked them left the park in order to separate the dogs but spoke with police following the incident.