Young Girl Bit by Pitbull While Standing at Bus StopOn Wednesday, October 14, 2009, at approximately 9:20am, Boston Police Officers assigned out of Area C-11 (Dorchester), were called to the area of 510 Talbot Avenue to investigate a report of a past dog bite. Officers arrived on-scene and met with the caller who stated her 12 year-old daughter was standing on Talbot Avenue awaiting the arrival of her school bus when she was charged and bit by a pitbull. She went on to state that a known female was walking in the area with her unleashed / unmuzzled pitbull prior to the dog running after the young girl. The girl attempted to run away but the dog pursed her and latched onto her foot. An unknown male on a motorcycle passing by stopped and assisted the young girl. He was able to free the girl from the dog’s bite. The victim proceeded to school and was evaluated by the school nurse. The girl’s mother informed officers that her daughter was not injured for the dog’s bite did not go through her shoe. Individuals who witnessed the incident stated the dog’s owner did nothing to stop the dog and was seen laughing. Officers learned the identity of the dog’s owner and proceeded to her Talbot Avenue residence in order to speak with her but she did not answer the door. The City of Boston’s Animal Control Office was notified of the incident and will conduct the investigation.