Charges Filed In Pitbull Attack

Prosecutors have charged a homeless man with assault for allegedly siccing his dog on two people at an encampment in South Seattle. We first reported the incident here.

The has details on the charges:

In charging documents, Seattle police claim Daniel A. Delgado ordered his dog to attack the victims after they wandered into a homeless camp in a wooded area near Airport Way South.

The alleged victims, a man and a woman, told police they walked into the camp at 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 10. They apologized and attempted to leave after Delgado approached them holding his dog, a brown pit bull mix, on a leash, according to police.

Delgado then dropped his dog’s leash and order the dog to attack, a Seattle detective continued. The dog then set upon them, biting each of the alleged victims in the forearm.