Lancaster grandmother who saved girl: 'That dog's a monster'


The Lancaster woman who fought off a stray dog attacking her 9-year-old granddaughter tells LancasterOnline the animal likely would have killed the girl.

Carmen Colondres displays the injuries she received fighting off a stray dog attacking her granddaughter. (Dan Nephin - LNP)

“Listen, that dog’s a monster,” Carmen Colondres said as she recounted Wednesday's attack.

Alana Rivera was in stable condition Friday at Hershey Medical Center after surgery to reattach her scalp and ear, according to her aunt, Sugeil Rivera.

Read the full, harrowing story at LancasterOnline.