Pit Bull Attacks Woman in Scranton PA

Posted on: June 29th, 2012       Attorney Thomas Newell

A March 9, 2012 pit bull attack left a 79 year old Lackawanna County woman with significant injuries.  As reported in The Republican Herald, the woman was walking in Scranton when the pit bull bit her and knocked her down to the ground breaking her leg.  As Scranton Police Officers tried to capture the pit bull, it charged at them.  Although the dog was hit twice, it survived being shot.