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Pit Bull Attacks Woman On NYC Subway Train

26 April, 2018, 00:50 | Author: Ted Wilson
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A viral video of a pit bull attacking a woman on a New York City subway has caught the attention of police.

It happened around 3 p.m. Friday on a train approaching Wall Street. He says the dispute started when the woman found the dog actually sitting on the seat next to her.

The train was taken out of service after the incident. TahSyi, who took the video, says the woman pushed the dog off the seat.

The video shows the pooch chomping down on a woman's shoe for several seconds as straphangers yell at the animal's handler.

The pit bull's owner and the woman started physically fighting, witnesses said, and as other passengers tried to break it up, the dog seized the woman's foot.

She explained: 'He's jumping on her, but she moves back.

The woman could then be heard yelling, "Get him off of me!"

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It's a rule some dog owners have been accused of taking advantage of, placing oversized dogs in duffle bags.

Its owner wrestled the animal away, before throwing the item of clothing back at her. "People belong on the seat, put the dog on the floor, '" Kyng told ABC7.

"You should've had your dog in a bag, kennel, muzzle. The dog latched onto her".

Passengers said the train conductor had everyone exit the subway auto at the next stop. She did not appear to have been physically harmed by the attack.

Even after the other passengers intervened, yelling at the dog to let go, while the K9 still clang to the woman's shoe until his pet owner told him to let go.

"Our rules require non-service animals to be kept inside containers and not disturbing other passengers", said MTA spokesman Shams Tarek. An MTA spokesperson told WPIX that video of the attack was "disturbing and a clear violation of our rules".

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