Dog Had Bite Record
UPDATE 07/29/08: The 10-year old is still being hospitalized following the attack that took part of his right arm. Sgt. Wayne Polomocak of the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office said police received a report on May 5th that the 2-year-old pit bull terrier attacked someone at the same address. No other information on the incident was available.
07/26/08: Lifetime of Injury Unfolds
Paw Paw, MI - In a developing story, a 10-year old boy is recovering in the hospital after being attacked by the family pit bull. The boy's injuries required the amputation of his right arm. The attack happened while the boy was home alone. An older brother returned home to find the boy still being attacked and took the boy to the hospital.
Both parents were reportedly in Indiana at the time. The two-year old pit bull named Torco was euthanized at the Van Buren County Animal Shelter. The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office is still investigating and said they will turn the case over to the county prosecutor's office for review. Meanwhile, an innocent 10-year old has lost part of his right arm for life...
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