CHINO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — A judge has ordered a woman to stay away from dogs for the next 10 years after her pit bulls attacked and seriously injured two Chino Valley brothers.

Katrina Vidaurre was sentenced Wednesday on a child abuse charge, stemming from the February attack.

She cannot own or possess dogs, must perform 200 hours of community service and pay restitution. Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Tina Ainley also gave her 153 days in jail with credit for time served and placed her on probation.

The 4-year-old and 8-year-old brothers had been playing in front of their home when the dogs attacked. The dogs severely mauled the younger brother’s face, head and arm.

His older brother was bitten several times on the arm as he tried to rescue his sibling.

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