Commission chairman: citizens can 'take dog down if they feel threatened'
Fayette County officials are warning the public about a loose pit bull dog in the area of Lees Lake Road that is acting aggressively.
In a news release issued Friday afternoon, officials noted that a resident on Lees Lake was grilling out one evening and came face to face with a large pit bull standing next to his grill.
The resident, Charles Mitchell, said the dog's “mouth came open and he started towards me growling,” Mitchell was quoted as saying in the release. The county noted that Mitchell was thankful his grandchildren were not playing in the yard. Read More»