Man Bit By Neighbor's Dog

He claims he was just walking home from work when he took a short cut, only to encounter a vicious dog.

James Chandler of Lexington says a neighbor's pit bull is normally chained up in a backyard but from time to time it roams free.

This time, he says it attacked him on North Upper Street. It happened Friday morning.

Chandler says the dog tugged on his pant leg then bit him near the ankle. He screamed for help and a neighbor called police.

The dog was taken by the Humane Society and the dog's owner will be cited with harboring a vicious dog.


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  • by pitbull4u on Oct 13, 2008 at 06:40 AM
    If the person was on the dogs turf sorry about his luck shoulnt have been there.As for the comments FISTY made lets just put ever mangy dog that bites someone down be suprising how many other breeds out there that bite.But only the pit bull gets credit for them ive raised them for 30 years the only people they ever bit was people THAT NEEDED IT BEING WHERE THEY WASNT SUPPOSE TO like i said sorry about his their luck shoulnt have been there
  • by FISTY Location: UBANK on Oct 10, 2008 at 07:49 PM
    ALL PIT BULL NEED TO BE PUT DOWN
  • by sharon Location: london on Oct 10, 2008 at 07:34 PM
    my cerhild was bite by a box
  • by Eastern KY on Oct 10, 2008 at 05:12 PM
    Did "the victim" take a short cut through the dog's yard? News report doesn't say. I have 2 dogs that will bite and only if someone comes in my yard! And I would rather shoot the intruder than have "something" happen to my dogs that are just trying to protect their owner & their owner's property!

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