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Owner of 2 Dogs That Attacked Girl Walking to Bus Stop Is Arrested: Police

The owner of two dogs who were euthanized after attacking an 11-year-old girl on her way to the bus stop in Yonkers was arrested, authorities said.

Antonio Santana, 49, of Yonkers, was charged on Friday with reckless endangerment. The two large Bullmastiff--type dogs escaped from a fenced-in yard at Prescott Avenue and appeared aggressive when police arrived at the scene on Thursday.

The girl, Jaelyn Rodriguez, is in stable condition at a local hospital.

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