The owners of the Pit Bull, which viciously attacked a three-year-old boy in Prior Lake, Minnesota, last August, have caused anger for refusing to give up the dog.
The couple have said that they feel “bullied” over the incident, which left a little boy savagely mauled and needing 22 stitches.
The owners point out that they have put up a fence and attached a “Beware of dog” sign to it since the attack and add that their dog has not hurt anyone else. (Scroll down for the video report.)
1. The attack left Chase Loney, pictured, with over 22 stitches on his face, after he was bitten by the Pit Bull.
2. The owners of the dog gave the three-year-old’s family help with medical costs.
However, the family of Chase Loney, the young victim who was left scarred by the Pit Bull’s bites, insist that the dog should be put down, because there are many other children living in the neighborhood.
Chris Loney, Chase’s father, described the attack which took place at a summer block party in Prior Lake in an interview with Fox 9:
[My son] is by my side the whole time, within about a foot and I turn about 45 degrees to throw some paper plates in the trash, and I heard this “ruff ruff”.
The dog just came out of nowhere.
The attack left the boy with 22 stitches on his face.
3. The Pit Bull which carried out the attack can be seen here in the doorway of his family’s home.
4. Chris Loney, the boy’s father, described the attack which occurred at a summer block party.
The Loneys said that they have received a $1,000 insurance claim from their neighbors to help cover Chase’s medical costs, but they still plan to file a lawsuit.
Chase’s mom, Chandra Loney, said:
We gave our neighbors the option [to] pay the medical bills and get rid of the dog, and we’ll leave it alone. And they chose to keep the dog.
The family reported the attack to the police, but no charges have been filed.
5. The family of the young boy who was left scarred by the dog bites said that the dog should go as there are many other kids living in the neighborhood.
6. Since the attack in August, the owners have put up a fence and they say that the dog has not hurt anyone else.
And here is the video report:
Source: Fox 9.
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