Alton - Police were called when people believed a loose pit bull was acting aggressively towards students getting off a school bus nearby. The school bus driver reportedly said that some of the students had to jump onto a car to avoid the dog. Police surrounded the pit bull with their guns drawn.
The owner came to retrieve the dog and animal control was called.
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