Feb 10, 2011 Pit bull attack leaves man with permanent scars. suit claims

East St. Louis - Larry J. Blanchard Sr. filed a lawsuit Jan. 19 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Michael K. Suggs, V'Nicia L. Keel and Willie B. Sledge.

Blanchard claims the attack happened on Nov. 19 at 1376 North 35th St. in East St. Louis after Suggs and Keel failed to properly contain their pit bulls.

"Defendant's pit bull dogs attacked, struck down, bit, and chewed plaintiff severely injuring plaintiff as hereinafter alleged, all of which was without provocation by plaintiff," the suit states.

By Kelly Holleran
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The Madison St. Clair Record  Accessed: 2012-07-16. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/69Czw4gg7)