Jun 22, 2016 Mercer Co. Pit Bull Mix Severely Injures 4-year-old

New Boston - A pit bull mix that was leashed while at a get-together severely mauled a 4-year-old boy’s face requiring surgery and likely future plastic surgery.

The only outlet to report the attack refused to mention breed and downplayed the seriousness of the injury by calling the attack a “bite” in the headline.  Photos that accompany the report show an injury that is already sewn up, but that likely removed a large amount of flesh from the boy’s cheek.

Police are reporting that this was “just a mistake” and no charges have yet been filed although the investigation is ongoing.  The boy did nothing to the pit bull and the attack was completely unprovoked.  The pit bull was leashed at the time.

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