Victim Suffered Severe Facial Injury
UPDATE 04/18/08: More information has been revealed about the victim, Tonya Potter. She suffered a violent facial injury -- her nose was bitten off in the attack. Kansas City doctors were able to reattach her nose. Significant additional surgeries will be required over time.
Locating Matthew Brooks and his dog is critical.
If anyone knows the whereabouts of Matthew Brooks, the police ask that they call the Warrensburg Police Department at 816-747-9133, the Johnson County Sheriff's Department at 816-747-5511, or the Warrensburg TIPS hotline at 816-747-TIPS.
04/17/08: Victim May Have to Undergo Rabies Treatment
Warrensburg, MO - Warrensburg police are asking for help finding a man and a dog in connection with an attack on a woman. Police said they are looking for Matthew J. Brooks, 20. Detectives want to speak with Brooks regarding a pit bull attack on Tonya Potter.
If the dog that attacked Potter is not located, she will have to undergo a series of rabies shots.
Rabies treatment requires 5 shots over the course of two weeks. The series of shots are reportedly "extremely painful" and cost about 2 thousand dollars. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Brooks is are asked to call the Warrensburg Police Department at 816-747-9133. Brooks is also wanted on two outstanding probation violations.
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