Dog owner on probation after pet attacks two people

By CHRIS JACKETT
Times-Herald Newspapers

HEIGHTS – Resident Laura Langston was sentenced to two years of probation for an incident win which her 2-year-old pit bull terrier got loose and attacked two people.

Her dog got free in the 24000 block of Colgate on Sept. 25 and attacked a 10-year-old girl. A nearby 75-year-old man got the dog off the girl and was attacked in the process. The girl required 14 stitches to her arms and legs, while the man needed 15 stitches on his leg.

Langston, 37, pleaded no contest Nov. 29 to one count of a dangerous animal causing serious injury – a four-year felony – and was sentenced Monday by Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Carole Youngblood.

The dog was destroyed.

(Contact Chris Jackett at cjackett@bewickpublications.com)