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Woman hurt in pit bull attack at Charlotte bed and breakfast

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A woman was injured after being bitten by a pit bull near a historic bed and breakfast in east Charlotte Monday morning. 

The incident happened around 9 am at N.S. Alexander Homestead, a bed and breakfast at the corner of North Sharon Amity and Shamrock Drive.

According to Medic, the woman suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at the scene.

A WBTV photographer at the scene said that officials said that the dog slipped out from under a fence and got loose. The woman was walking by the 108-year-old house on the sidewalk when the attack happened, according to officials.

Police were in the backyard of the bed and breakfast conducting an investigation for much of the morning.

The business is described as "a luxury bed & breakfast ... offering a refreshing new venue for your overnight stays and for weddings, parties, or business events for up to 225 guests," according to the website for the NS Alexander.

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