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Pitbull Attacks Girl

By: Brooke Thacker Email
By: Brooke Thacker Email

It happened Tuesday in Scioto County. Gabrielle attends Northwest Elementary. When Gabrielle was getting off the school bus, a pitbull attacked her and her grandmother.

The girl's bus driver, Steve Martin, quickly jumped in to save the two.

After the attack the girl's grandfather shot and killed the dog.

A Scioto county humane officer says the pitbull's owners, Gary and Michell Clifford, face animal cruelty charges; for not providing food for the dog and not properly containing the dog.

They could face up to $1,000 fine and up to six months in jail.


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