Woman sends pit bulls after man following argument

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A Bronx woman is charged with reckless endangerment and several counts of assault after police say she set her pit bulls on a man following an argument.

Authorities say 55 year-old Cynthia Oliver, let go of her 2 leached pit bulls onto the unidentified 62 year-old man after fighting with him at about 9:40 a.m..  It happened in front of a church on Belmont Ave. and 187th Street.

The victim was left with a severed right ear and lacerations to his chest and arms.  He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.

A 46-year-old who tried to intervene to get the dogs off of the victim suffered lacerations to his arms.

The dogs were put in the care of Animal Care and Control.