Pit bull breaks loose, bites man

Published: Sunday, February 08, 2015 @ 6:35 PM
Updated: Sunday, February 08, 2015 @ 6:35 PM

A pit bull broke loose from a tether and attacked a man Saturday afternoon near Upland Avenue in Dayton.

The victim told police the dog had been tied up behind a house on Upland Avenue and lunged at him as he walked in an alley behind the home.

The dog broke free from a cord and bit him in the buttox, he told police.

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The victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital.

A resident of the home, Marcus West, was cited for having an unlicensed animal. The victim plans to press charges against the dog’s owner, according to the Dayton Police Department.