PBSO seeking public’s assistance with locating pit bull owner

PBSO is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the owner/driver of this vehicle.

PAHOKEE — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office press release states that detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the owner/driver of the vehicle and the owner of the dog that bit a Pahokee child. This dog was abandoned in the Lake Breeze Mobile Home Park on March 14.

A March 14 press release stated that a Pahokee child was attacked by a pit bull.

According to the PBSO report, the boy was on the way home from school when the dog attacked in the Lake Breeze Mobile Home Park.

Pictured is the pit bull that attacked the Pahokee boy.

“Upon arrival the deputies attempted to corral the pit bull when it began to charge one of the deputies,” states the PBSO report. In fear for the boy who had been attacked as well as in fear for his own life, the deputy shot and killed the dog, the report continues.

The child was badly bitten, according to the PBSO report. He was transported to a local hospital.

Animal Care and Control of Palm Beach County was investigating the incident.

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