New Castle Pit Bull Attack Victim Bitten While Biking

Posted on: June 29th, 2012       Attorney Thomas Newell

On Aug. 9, 2011, a 9 yr. old girl from New Castle PA was bitten by a pit bull mix as she was bicycling in an alley near County Line Street. As described on, Emily Brightshuel tried to keep the bike between her and the pit bull but it still was able to bite her leg. Her father, Michael Brightshuel. said his daughter sustained 4 major puncture wounds from the pit bull’s teeth. New Castle Police claim that the pit bull mix broke thru a fence to attack the little girl.