SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A girl required stitches after she was mauled by 4 pit bulls in a southeast South Dakota city and police consider the canines’ proprietor fled with the animals to flee punishment.
Authorities say the 55-year-old sufferer suffered 17 chunk wounds when the canines attacked her Monday morning as she walked in Freeman, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) west of Sioux Falls. She was handled at a hospital for severe accidents that required 9 stitches, police stated.
The canines have been contained in the proprietor’s home when police arrived. The person refused to “give up the animals,” stated Jay Slevin, a Freeman police officer.
Selvin stated that whereas he was ready for backup, the proprietor escaped out the again door with the canines. Police consider he took them to a pal’s home in Sioux Falls.
The Freeman police have had earlier points with the animals however “nothing like this,” Selvin stated. Police consider the canines initially escaped by pushing out the again door.
The proprietor is going through 4 counts of retaining and sustaining of vicious animals, letting canines run at giant, and disturbing the peace.
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