Oct 27, 1990 Pit Bull Mauls Illinois Boy, 4

Ullin - A pit bull mauled a 4 year old boy after the child's parents agreed to keep the dog at their rural home for a man who hadn't bought the insurance required to keep ti in the village.

Joseph Lee Haddock was released from a hospital Friday after surgery for facial lacerations, a spokeswoman said.

Officials in this southern Illinois village of about 550 passed an ordinance in September requiring owners of pit bulls to keep the dogs caged or muzzled and to carry a $50,000 liability insurance policy.

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