Jul 07, 2010 LaSalle Co Pit Bull Destroyed After Attack on Yorkie

LaSalle Co - A pit bull mixed breed was destroyed by county authorities after it attacked a small Yorkshire terrier just before the Fourth of July parade Sunday in Sheridan.

La Salle County Animal Control Officer Gary Wind said the pit mix owners relinquished the animal to him after the attack because "they thought the dog was too big of a liability." Wind said it was the second documented attack by the animal.

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