Sep 05, 2012 Glen Ellyn Pit bull immediately euthanized after attack on child in home

Glen Ellyn  - Justin Wolter called police to help him dispose of a pit bull after it bit an 11 month old relative in their home.  When police arrived, the family had already taken the girl, who was bitten in the face, to get medical attention.

Glen Ellyn police called DuPage Animal Control who euthanized the dog and sent the pit bull's head to a laboratory for rabies testing.  Tests came back negative for rabies.

The dog owner was owner was cited for failure to license the dog and failure to get the dog vaccinated for rabies.

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