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Owner flown to hospital after bitten by his dog


A man was flown to a hospital for treatment after a dog he owns bit him.

Police were called to 1704 Hillside Ave. this afternoon after neighbors heard the man screaming. Reports indicate the man owns four or five dogs and he was attempting to break up a fight among them when one bit his ear.

The dogs are believed to be pit bulls. Two were taken away by humane society officials.

Neighbor Charles Keeton said he has painted inside the home where the dog fight occurred. He said he has had to ask the owner to put them away when he is there out of fear of being bitten.

No citations will be issued in the incident and the health department will make a decision on what happens with the animals, which are believed to be aggressive.


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