Lindenhurst man blames town for pit bull attack

LINDENHURST - A Lindenhurst man who says he was attacked by a pit bull is blaming Town of Babylon officials for not doing anything about the dog despite its aggressive past. Robert Favuzzi says he went to a friend's house for bible study last month and as he got out of his car, he was attacked by a white and brown pit bull that charged at him from the house next door. It bit Favuzzi in the hand, breaking two of his fingers. Favuzzi says a miracle prevented the dog from injuring him further: a rope around its neck got caught on Favuzzi's car tire. He took the dog's owner, James Foster, to court for damages, where he discovered he's the third person to be bitten by the same dog. Favuzzi's lawyer says the Town of Babylon should have at least informed neighbors of the dog attacks.

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