JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A pregnant woman, who was attacked by a pit bull in Arlington this morning, was treated for cuts to her head.
A 2-and-a-half-year-old dog named Midnight was chained in the yard of a home in the 900 block of North Street in Arlington, police said.
According to Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Sgt. M. Miller, the dog broke the chain holding it and attacked a pregnant woman, causing lacerations to her head. The woman was taken to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The woman was at the home handling business for the resident who lived there and is hospitalized. She was at the mailbox when the attack occurred, said the owner of the dog.
Midnight barked and lunged at animal control officers trying to take the dog away. His owner, as well as neighbors, said the dog was never a problem.
Police and animal control have no have past complaints on the dog.