UNION, S.C. - A Union couple is charged with second degree assault and battery in an incident in which a woman was held down while a dog attacked her.

The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that 58-year-old Donnie Bisco Todd and 51-year-old Tammy Louise Todd were charged in Monday's incident.

A sheriff's report says the victim was visiting her father who lives in the same house as the couple. The victim said when she entered the house she was assaulted and at one point held down while a dog attacked her.

Deputies said the victim suffered cuts on her neck, legs and lips. The couple was taken to the Union County jail. It was not immediately known if they had attorneys.


Information from: Herald-Journal, http://www.goupstate.com/