May 15, 2009 Highland Park Crumbles On Pit-Bull Ban Failing Victim

Highland Park - After pit bull advocates cried foul, Highland Park officials backed off a proposal to ban the breed from city limits while they research the issue for discussion in June.

Mayor Michael Belsky proposed the pit bull prohibition this month after a dog attacked a 14-year-old girl, leaving lacerations on her face and shoulder that were not life-threatening but required hundreds of stitches.

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