Dog Attack: 8-Year-Old Girl Brutally Attacked by American Pit Bull

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WILLOWICK, OH (WOIO) - A little girl is recovery Monday morning after being attacked by a male Terrier American Pit Bull early Friday evening.

The attack happened at around 7: 30 p.m. at 234 E. 330th Street

The dog attacked the 8-year-old girl puncturing the left side of her face. The girl also had damage to her ear and back. There are scratches on her legs as if she had been dragged by the dog.

The attack is still under investigation, there are nor charges filed at this time.

Willowick has a vicious dog ordinance. Residents are allowed to own them, but there are certain rules owners must follow including having a certain fence and they must be leashed.

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