Dog Owner Cited After Two-Year Old Child Is Bitten

Dog Owner Cited After Two-Year Old Child Is Bitten

Richmond Police said a pit bull owned by Billie Martin, 29, of Richmond, bit a 2-year old boy who had to be taken to U.K. Hospital for possible surgery. Martin was cited for Harboring a Vicious Animal.
Richmond Police said a two-year old boy was bitten in the face by a pit bull and had to be taken to U.K. Hospital for possible surgery.

Investigators said the boy suffered a significant laceration to the side of the head.

Police said it happened Thursday in the 700 block of Sizemore Drive.

Investigators said the dog's owner, Billie J. Martin, 29, of Richmond, was cited for Harboring a Vicious Animal.

Police said she was also ordered to quarantine the dog pending further action by the Health Department and the courts.
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