Man, 43, attacked by pit bull on Meritas Drive

benw@ledger-enquirer.comJune 29, 2013 

A black and white mixed pit bull dog was captured early Friday after it attacked a man on Meritas Drive, Columbus police said.

The man, 43, sustained bites to his left foot and right elbow, but was not treated by emergency medical personnel.

In a report, the victim told police he was walking on the street about 2:10 a.m. when the dog sprinted from a porch in the 4200 block of Meritas Drive and attacked him.

An officer from Animal Control captured the dog after the man pointed it out. The dog was quarantined.

The victim didn’t want charges filed in connection with the attack, police said.

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