NBC 33 reporter Emily Turner was rushed to the emergency room Friday afternoon after a pitbull bit her in the wrist.
Turner was following up on a Thursday night story involving a police officer who was forced to shoot and kill a pitbull after it bit another cop and a jogger.
Turner talked with East Baton Rouge Animal Control and pitbull owners about the breed.
While emily was out shooting the story she met up with a family who said their pitbull was nice. The dog who, at first, was OK with her petting him--ended up biting her. It was all caught on tape.
A reporter for an NBC affiliate in Louisiana was rushed to the emergency room after she was bitten by a pitbull.
Reporter Emily Turner, from WVLA in Baton Rouge, was working on a story featuring pitbulls on Friday after several area residents were attacked by the feisty canines.
Turner was interviewing a family who owned a pitbull, to show how safe the animals can be, when she got a little bit more than she bargained for.
During the interview the family's pitbull, named Polo, lunged at Turner and bit her on the wrist.
Doctors treated Turner and she is recovering at home.
Animal control officials will quarantine Polo for 10 days to make sure he does not have rabies.
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