MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Police, along with Mobile Fire Rescue, are on the scene of a pit bull attack. 

Mobile Police say a woman suffered severe injuries to her hands in the attack at her home on the 4300 block of Government Blvd. 

According to someone close to the family, the dog belonged to the woman who was attacked. That person says the dog has a history with it not getting along with the other dogs. She was trying to separate the dog from the others when it attacked her. 

Police had to break the windows of the home to get to the woman who was inside. 

The woman was taken to the hospital. Animal control has the dog in their custody. 

We will continue to update the story as more information comes in.