Man injured after being attacked by dogs in East Haven

New Haven

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– A man was injured after being attacked by dogs in East Haven on Monday afternoon.

Police say that around 12:34 p.m., officers responded to the area of Palmetto Trail for the report of dogs attacking a man.

In a 911 recording, the caller said, “Hurry, please, on Palmetto Trail, a man is getting attacked by four pitbulls right now!”

Upon arrival, officers found Thomas Kucenski, a resident of Palmetto Trail, suffering from a laceration to his arm.

Kucenski’s injuries were non-life threatening and he was not taken to the hospital.

While officers were on scene speaking to the victim, they observed dogs roaming nearby. East Haven Animal Control then responded and will be continuing the investigation.

News 8 spoke to the dogs’ owner, who does not know how the dogs got out. The owner said the dogs aren’t vicious, but the victim insists they are dangerous.

East Haven Animal Control seized one of the dogs. The rest remain with the owner.

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