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Claysburg Family Attacked by Pit Bull; Breed Banned in Some Cities


A family of three was attacked and injured by a pit bull in their Greenfield Township home on Friday morning, July 5.

According to Greenfield Township police, William Cox, 69, and his wife, Connie, 67, were having a discussion in their Connie Drive home in Claysburg, when the 4-year-old male pit bull attacked the couple.

The dog latched onto William and when his wife tried to get the dog off him, she was bitten in the face.

The couple’s son, Allen Cox, was attempting to get the dog away from his parents when the dog turned on him, causing numerous injuries, including a nearly severed rig...

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