A small dog had to be put down after being attacked by A PIT BULL AT A LOCAL MOTEL.
About 8:37 p.m. Thursday two Lebanon Police officers went to Econo Lodge at 1225 Millcreek Road in response to a dog fight.
According to an incident report from the LPD, the officers spoke with a 38-year-old man that said he had his pit bull in the motel room when his children asked if they could go to the pool. Before he let his children go, the man said he heard a dog barking outside. The man opened his motel door a few inches to see if the dog was vicious and his dog ran outside and attacked the other dog.
The officers also interviewed a 38-year-old witness that said he was outside when the incident happened. The witness said it appeared that it was AN ACCIDENT that the man opened his door and the pit bull ran behind the man and attacked a smaller dog on a leash, according to the report.