AMITE, La. - A 40-year-old woman was sentenced to six months in jail after her pit bull and a pit bull belonging to a co-defendant attacked a young girl.
Bridgette Harper was sentenced for negligent injuring on Oct. 7, according to District Attorney Scott Perrilloux.
The victim, 8-year-old Mikayja Oliver, suffered multiple injuries and had to go several surgeries following the attack.
Perrilloux said the six-month sentence was the maximum available for negligent injuring.