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Dog owner bites woman after his pit bull bit her child

By Mason White 5:17 PM June 4, 2015
Errick Williamson 

By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on charges of assault after allegedly biting a woman after the suspect’s pit bull bit the victim’s child, police in South Carolina said.

Rock Hill Police said that they arrested 26-year-old Errick Williamson, after getting into a fight with Katie Hefner.

According to the police investigation, Williamson was walking on the street along with Hefner and her son. At some point, Williamson’s pit bull bit Hefner’s son.

After gaining control of the dog, Williamson fled on foot. Hefner pursued Williamson, and she caught up with him at a nearby park.

Williamson turned the dog loose in her direction. When Hefner tried to gain control of the dog by grabbing its leash, Williamson bit her arm.

When officers arrived, Williamson admitted that the dog bit the child. He also told police that he bit Hefner because she tried to take away his dog.

Williamson faces charges of assault and possession of marijuana.