2014-03-19 / Public Record

Dog Tears Clothes, Does Not Injure Youth

Braxton Wright, 13, Archbold, was uninjured after a dog lunged at him, tearing his pants, an Archbold police report states.

Police were called by Kimberly D. Wright, Archbold, who reported Braxton was walking home from an after school activity in the 100 block of North Defiance Street at 5:30 pm, Thursday, March 6, when he walked past a dog who was being walked on a leash.

The police report states, “the dog lunged at the adolescent, and tore the pants they were wearing. The adolescent was not injured during the event.”

The officer reported he spoke to the dog owner.

“I verified the dog had an up-to-date license. The owner and handler were advised to (be) more observant of others while walking the dog.”

Police did not issue a citation.

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