Bite yields leash charge

Bite yields leash charge

Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 3:47 pm

The Messenger, April 11, 2012

A Union City woman was charged with violation of the leash law after her dog allegedly bit a child Tuesday afternoon.
Sharon Renee Mitchell, 36, of 115 Gibbs St. was issued a citation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday charging her with the offense, according to a Union City Police Department report and citation.
Police had responded to North First Street in reference to a 10-year-old child who had been bitten by a dog.
Ms. Mitchell was issued the citation after police determined her dog allegedly got off its chain in the front yard and bit a child in the next block. No other details were provided on the offense report.

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