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Teen life-flighted to Peoria after severe dog attack

FARMINGTON, Ill. (WEEK) — A 19-year-old man was life-flighted to a Peoria hospital after he suffered severe injuries in a dog attack Thursday morning.

Farmington Police Chief Chris Darsham said police were called to a house on Pearl Street just before 11 a.m. Thursday. The man was found bleeding heavily from deep cuts after he was attacked by a pit bull, Darsham said.

Darsham said the dog is remaining with its owner pending an investigation.


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