- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 2, 2016

ACCOMAC, Va. (AP) - The owner of two pit bulls has been charged after two sisters were attacked at their bus stop near Onancock on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

The Daily Times of Salisbury reports (https://delmarvane.ws/1QCdvzq) 38-year-old Edna Lenae Parker was arrested Jan. 23. She faces several charges in connection with the Jan. 4 incident, including owning a vicious dog.

Eleven-year-old Mariana Hernandez and 17-year-old Victoria Hernandez were attacked by the dogs while waiting for the school bus. The younger sister was taken to a hospital and required surgery for injuries sustained during the attack.

Victoria Hernandez was bitten as she tried fighting off one of the dogs attacking her sister.

Accomack County Sheriff Todd Godwin says the dogs have been killed.

Parker was released on bond. It isn’t clear if she has an attorney.

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