St Ann boy loses eye after pit bull attack
The police are warning members of the public to be wary of purchasing pit bulls as pets.
The warning follows an incident in St Ann where a boy lost his eye after he was attacked by a pit bull.
The police are also warning people to be careful when approaching premises with the animals.
The Constabulary Communication Network says there has been a trend of pit bulls attacking persons even their owners.
In 2012, a woman and her 14-month-old son were attacked in Spanish Town, St Catherine.
Months later, a 2-year-old girl was killed in Rosehall, St Catherine.
The police say people should avoid purchasing pit bulls.
They say dog owners must remember that they have a responsibility to properly secure their animals.
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