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A Texas canine proprietor is dealing with a felony cost after 5 of his pit bulls mauled considered one of his neighbors final month.
Eric Moten, 31, was charged with one depend of assault by canine leading to critical bodily harm on Wednesday.
Terrence Marshall mentioned that he was checking the climate when Moten’s canines mauled him outdoors of his Arlington residence.
The canines bit Marshall’s arms, nostril, head, ft and legs. His proper eye was beforehand broken in the same incident.
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The 49-year-old instructed police that Moten pulled the canines off of him, however the canine proprietor returned to his residence with out rendering support.
Regardless of struggling a number of accidents and needing 79 stitches, Marshall mentioned that he stays resilient.
“This [is] only a small hurdle that I’ve to beat,” Marshall instructed FOX 4 Dallas. “I am not going to let something like this cease me as a result of I’ll combat.”
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Moten’s neighbors claimed the canines have been “at all times within the courtyard unsecured,” in line with court docket paperwork.
This was not the primary incident involving Moten’s canines. One other individual was attacked by them final December, however the extent of the harm is unknown.
Moten was cited for reckless injury the identical month when he left the canines in a vacant residence constructing.
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Moten was booked into Tarrant County Jail on a $10,000 bond. He faces as much as $10,000 in fines and a most of 10 years in jail.