June 16, 2021

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Boardman law enforcement: Loose dogs attack resident, many animals in the township

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A person was cited Tuesday right after law enforcement say his canine attacked a Boardman resident and other animals in the township.

In accordance to the report, officers ended up referred to as out to the 100 block of Erskine Avenue just immediately after 10 p.m. Monday.

When they acquired there, the caller explained to law enforcement that she was strolling her German Shepherd in her front lawn when two unfastened pit bulls came into the garden.

The caller instructed law enforcement that 1 of the pit bulls attacked her German Shepard. She claimed her pet was ready to get absent and designed it to the front porch.

The report mentioned a relative then sprayed mace at the free canine to keep them again and they ran off. The female reported her puppy did not have major accidents from the attack.

Officers then went to examine an additional assault that took place all around the very same time.

That caller stated she was walking about the 5200 block of Southern Boulevard when two pit bulls came up at the rear of her and a single of them attacked her pet dog.

When striving to crack up the battle, the female reported she was bitten on her proper hand. The report said her puppy slipped through its collar and ran off. The caller stated her pet dog finally returned dwelling with chunk marks from the attack.

In the report, officers mentioned the sufferer experienced fresh new cuts on her hand, which was bleeding. She was advised to go to the crisis place for stitches.

The report mentioned law enforcement spoke with the loose dogs’ homeowners, who had been driving close to on the lookout for them. The proprietors told law enforcement the canines have been accidentally let out earlier and that they’re helpful.

Officers advised the entrepreneurs about the attacks and stated to enable them know if they discovered the puppies.

About 3 a.m. Tuesday, law enforcement were being called out to the 100 block of Clifton Travel for an additional assault involving two pit bulls. The caller stated his puppy was attacked by the unfastened animals and experienced bites to its neck and ears.

The unfastened dogs were afterwards observed in the vicinity of Southern Boulevard and the owner was contacted.

Law enforcement said the operator, discovered as Michael Harden, was cited for failing to preserve a risky or vicious dog securely confined or restrained.