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Loyal Pit Bull protects woman from man robbing her at knifepoint

P8010053_thumb By Tamara | December 19, 2012 | Comments (5)

A woman was protected from an armed robber attempting to mug her by the Pit Bull she was walking. The woman was walking her boyfriend's dog on the beach in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on Tuesday evening, when a man in a ski mask approached her with a knife and demanded she hand over her cell phone and valuables.

Loyal Pit Bull protects woman from man robbing her at knifepointThe 52-year-old woman told police officers that it wasn't until the robber held the knife to her throat that the dog sprung to her defense and lunged and bit the thug.

The loyal and protective Pit Bull frightened off the man, who ran away after he was bitten.

According to WMBF News, the man is described as white, with a stocky build, around 5 foot 7 inches tall and wearing dark clothing.

The incident happened around 76th Avenue North on Tuesday at around 6 pm. Hospitals have been alerted about anyone seeking treatment for a possible dog bite. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Myrtle Beach police department.

(Photo of Pit bull is a stock photo.)

 

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Comments on this Article

Based on some of the other stories we've been reading, she's quite fortunate that Animal Control hasn't attempted to seize the dog as "dangerous,” now that it has bitten a person. It's a shame, but we have seen it repeatedly. The dog is only doing what come natural, protecting someone it loves.
Good boy!! And they give pit bulls a bad rap!! I hope that ass gets a horrible infection in his arm from the bite!! Too bad the dog didnt bite his groined area!!! Bastard!!
Wonderful dog! Proves that pit bulls are not the demons that people try to make them out to be - they're wonderful dogs, and this one proves it!
Another story of the loyalty of the pit bulls.
What kind of idiot tries to mug a woman with a pit bull?! Or with any dog for that matter?
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