ST ANDREW, Jamaica – A 56-year-old man was early Monday mauled by 2 PIT BULLS along Robinson Road off Hagley Park Road in St Andrew.
Reports from the police are that Jerome Pow was walking along the roadway accompanied by a dog about 1:00 am when he was attacked by two pit bulls.
However, sources allege that Pow was attacked by five pitbulls who had escaped from under the gate of a nearby business place.
When OBSERVER ONLINE contacted the victim’s brother, Pepito Pow, he was unable to confirm the number of dogs but said the police had to shoot one of them to avert the attack
He explained that his brother had gone to make a purchase on Hagley Park Road and was returning when the incident occurred. A passerby reportedly saw what was happening and called the police.
Jerome was taken to hospital where he died.