Jun 03, 2014 Lyons Boy, 12, Attacked By Pit Bulls While Walking To Bus Stop

Lyons - A boy is recovering after being attacked by two pit bulls Monday morning as he was walked to a bus stop in suburban Lyons.

The dogs live in the neighborhood, and now the boy's mother wants the dogs removed.

Yevion Joyner was on his way to school when he ended up needing to be rushed to the hospital. The 12-year old was attacked by his neighbors' two pit bulls as he was walking to the bus stop.

"I saw two dogs come running toward me and right there I started to run and they were so big, they jumped on me and I fell," said Yevion.

The dogs ripped his clothes and tore into his skin. He suffered scratches to his nose and needed stitches in his lip and arm.

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Jun 03, 2014 Galesburg pit bull released during fist fight attacks man

What kind of dog would help you get arrested for aggravated battery causing great bodily harm during a fist fight?  The Galesburg Register Mail is making us guess because they omitted the breed description in their article.

Here's Ace, Danny Britt's pit bull:

May 29, 2014
Galesburg - Police viewed a cellphone recording of two men involved in a fist fight when one of the men, Danny Britt, let his pit bull out of a car.  The pit bull, named Ace, attacked the other man, Devon Crawford.

Crawford went to the hospital for treatment of apparent dog bites.

Britt was arrested for aggravated battery causing great bodily harm. He is free on $10,000 bail, his next court date scheduled for June 2 at 11:00 a.m.

Crawford was issued a notice to appear for battery

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