Young girl recovers after Roberts Avenue pit bull attack in Pelham Bay

A young girl had to receive stitches after a vicious dog attack in Pelham Bay.  According to the girl's mom, Dara Grillo, they were cornered in the entranceway of her Roberts Avenue apartment building

News 12 Staff

May 8, 2014, 10:06 PM

Updated 3,688 days ago

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A young girl had to receive stitches after a vicious dog attack in Pelham Bay. 
According to the girl's mom, Dara Grillo, they were cornered in the entranceway of her Roberts Avenue apartment building by a loose pit bull Wednesday afternoon. 
Grillo says she struggled to help her daughter, Isabella Tropea, while also trying to protect her infant son. 
A man was able to pull the pit bull off Isabella, but she was bitten in the face.
The dog is now in the hands of Animal Care and Control.


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