Apr 19, 2012 Girl Recovering from Dog Attack

Fairfield – An 8-year-old girl in Fairfield, Illinois, is recovering after being attacked by a dog on Tuesday.
Fairfield City Police say the girl was spending the night at a friend's house when an 80 pound pit bull owned by Brandon Skelton attacker her.
Skelton was visiting the mother of the victim's friend.
The girl was taken to the Fairfield Memorial Hospital, where she received 60 stitches.
The pit bull was put down today, and the adults who were present during the attack say no citations will be issued.

By: Chris Veech
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