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The 11 year old southeast side boy attacked by a pit bull over the weekend is home and recovering.  He was bitten on his arms and legs after the dog broke it's chain and went after him. 

The dogs owner is reported to have said people passing her home have tormented the dog.  

She has been ticketed and the dog taken to the Kent County animal shelter where it will wait out a ten day period to make certain it is not diseased.