Seattle cleaning up SoDo RV camp where two people were bitten by dogs
SEATTLE -- Seattle city crews are cleaning up an RV camp in South Seattle where two people have been attacked by dogs living in those RVs.
Cleanup was scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. but by dawn Friday there were only a few motorhomes left at 6th and Snoqualmie. Yet there is a huge pile of trash left behind.
Witnesses say around 10 a.m. Wednesday a man in his 50s was attacked by a dog while working near some homeless RVs at Alaska Street and 7th Avenue South. It happened about half a block away from another attack on Friday where a woman and her dog were attacked by three other dogs.
Signs when up after the last dog attack telling campers that the will have to move along.
But one of the people bitten by the dogs says it's going to take a lot more than cleaning up one corner.
"I don't see this problem going away anytime soon," said Leslie Shelton. "It's a matter of the people standing up and saying enough is enough, we need to take back our city."
Both people who were attacked by the dogs from the homeless encampment had to go to the hospital. But their homeless owners were not arrested or cited for assault.
The campers tell KOMO News they will just move up the street.