Posted: Mar 13, 2013 12:56 PM by Caroline Flores - firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated: Mar 13, 2013 6:56 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI - Animal Control was out Wednesday in the 4200 block of Barrera Street hunting for a pitbull who attacked a teenage girl.
The 14 year old girl, the dog attacked, is recovering from these wounds after being bitten in the face by a stray dog over the weekend. She had to get 9 stitches.
"She came in crying, bloody everywhere. I thought, you know, oh my God what happened? She said the dog got me," said the victim's mother April Trevino.
While I was talking with Trevino, we actually saw the dog. As soon as the dog spotted us she got up and came to us. The dog didn't attempt to attack us, we kept our distance.
Trevino says Animal Control had been trying to catch the dog for the past few days, but haven't had any luck. And because the dog is still lurking around her home, her daughter is staying with a family member.
"She doesn't want to be home until they pick up the dog. And I don't blame her. You know, I would feel the same way," said Trevino.
We called Animal Control so they could catch the dog, but by the time they arrived she was gone. Animal Control still hasn't caught her but say she probably attacked because she hid a litter of puppies somewhere on Trevino's property.
So to make sure this doesn't happen to any one else's children Trevino has a request. "You know if you don't want your dog, you know, find someone who will take care of it. Don't just dump it anywhere cus this could happen to anybody. You know, it happened to my daughter," said Trevino.
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