Monday, August 18, 2008
Jamestown, NY - Over the weekend, Jamestown police responded to a call about a dog attacking a boy. Upon arrival the officers saw a pit bull holding a 15-year-old boy by the neck. The owner of the dog was able to gain control of the dog and put it back inside the house. The victim was transported to WCA for treatment. Specific injury information was not provided.
According to officials, the victim said that he walked onto the porch of the home and saw the pit bull coming at him through the screen door. He ran away toward the street and was attacked. It's unclear if the dog opened the screen door or smashed through it to reach its victim. The owner of the pit bull, Torry Knight, was issued several citations.
There ought to be a special citation when a pit bull clamps down on your neck.
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