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2 charged in 'vicious' pit bull attack that injured mother, daughter in Bristol, Va., park

June 20th, 2013 4:35 pm by NET News Service

2 charged in 'vicious' pit bull attack that injured mother, daughter in Bristol, Va., park

Jason Lamont Alexander and Amanda Leigh Wilson

BRISTOL, Va. — Police announced Thursday the arrests of two people in what had been described as a "vicious" dog attack that injured a woman and her daughter last week in a Bristol park.

Jason Lamont Alexander, 37, and Amanda Leigh Wilson, 28, both of Bristol, Va., were charged Wednesday with violating a Virginia law governing the control of dangerous or vicious dogs.

About 2 p.m. on June 14, police were called to Moore Street Park, where Lisa Manis, 36, 601 Mary St., No. 152, and her 6-year-old daughter were injured in the attack by a pit bull named "Hitler."

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