A visiting nurse was attacked by a pit bull after she went to check on a patient in Fallowfield Township.
Fallowfield Township police said Alice May Burger, 58, of Pittsburgh, went to 48 Spring St., in the Warner Plan, at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday to check on a patient when the homeowner's pit bull bit her in the right arm and lower lip area, causing a large cut and severe bleeding.
Police said the dog is owned by Jessica R. Hamric, who was not home at the time of the incident.
Burger is employed by UPMC Jefferson Region Home Health Care.
Police said the pit bull will be quarantined while the animal control officer investigates the incident.