Benton - The Benton Police Department reports that a man was taken to Franklin Hospital after being injured while trying to break up a dog fight.
According to reports, the owner of two German Shepherds was at his residence on North Grand Street when his pets were attacked by some pit bulls. The man attempted to protect the German Shepherds from the attacking animals, and reportedly suffered hand and arm injuries in the process. In addition to his injuries, one of his dogs was hurt during the incident.
The 40-year-old woman who owns the pit bulls is identified as Angela K. Carpenter. Police cited her, though the charges were not specified in reports.
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