Woman injured, chihuahua killed in confrontation with pit bull


September 13, 2023

Provided by Linda and Jim Walters

Linda Forbes' face after a recent confrontation with a pit bull.

A Sweet Home woman was injured and one of her dogs was killed after a confrontation with a pit bull while on a walk last weekend.

At 10:13 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 3 at 1530 Tamarack St., a civilian reported a pit bull attacking an elderly female and her dog. The caller told the cops that the pit bull still had the dog.

A Sweet Home Police Department officer arriving on the scene found a couple people holding the suspect pit bull, named Buster. The officer then used a catchpole to apprehend the dog and put it in the back of his patrol car, but not before the dog had done considerable damage....

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