Dog Shocked While Walking Over Manhole Cover


AND ALL EYES ON DORIAN. A POSITIVE TREND FOR CRIME IN CHICAGO. POLICE SEE ANOTHER MONTH OF IMPROVEMENT BUT ACKNOWLEDGE THERE IS MORE TO BE DONE. SIDEWALK SHOCK. A WOMAN SAID HER DOG WAS HURT BY A MYSTERIOUS ELECTRICAL CURRENT. THAT WOMAN TELLS CBS2 THAT DOG WAS NEARLY ELECTROCUTED WALKING OVER A MANHOLE COVER. ERIC COX JOINS US LIVE NOW AT THE INTERSECTION WHERE IT HAPPENED. Reporter: RIGHT NOW WORKERS ARE OUT HERE MAKING REPAIRS AND LONG BEFORE THEIR ARRIVAL THE PET OWNER WAS TAKING MATTERS INTO HER OWN HANDS AFTER WHAT SHE DESCRIBES AS AN UNPLEASANT SUNDAY STROLL FOR HER AND HER DOG. SHE SAYS SHE AND HER DOG PENELOPE WENT ON A SUNDAY MORNING WALK THEY WON’T SOON FORGET. I HAVE NEVER HEARD HER MAKE THAT NOISE BEFORE. Reporter: SHRIEKING IN PAIN AS THEY PASSED OVER THIS MANHOLE COVER. SHE DARTED FROM IT. IT WAS COVERED IN WATER AND RIGHT NEXT TO THE COVER THERE ARE WIRES. Reporter: SHE BELIEVED SHE WAS ELECTROCUTED. SHE AVOIDED EVERY OTHER METAL COVER. Reporter: AFTER THE WALK SHE WENT BACK TO THE COVER, GRABBED HER PHONE AND WROTE THIS MORNING IN HOPES OTHER PET OWNERS WILL TAKE HEED. IN FLORIDA A GREAT PURITY PUPPY WAS TAKEN ON A ROUTINE STROLL LAST SEPTEMBER WAS ELECTROCUTED AFTER STEPPING ON A MANHOLE COVER WITH A WET PAW AND LATER DIED. BROWN SAYS SHE ALSO POSTED ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED TO HER DOG ON SOCIAL MEDIA. OTHER PET OWNERS RESPONDED BLAMING THEIR DOG WERE SHOCKED BY THE SAME COVER. WHEN COMMENTOR CLAIMED CLAIMED HIS WIFE CALLED THE CITY ABOUT THE ISSUE TWO WEEKS AGO. IT MAKES ME FRUSTRATED THAT NOTHING HAS BEEN DONE. Reporter: MINUTES AFTER SHE UTTERED THESE WORDS CITY WORKER SHOWED UP AND DID WHAT SHE WAS WAITING FOR. CITY WORKERS SAY THE REASON BEHIND THE CURRENT ON THE GROUND IS AN ISSUE WITH THE LIGHTS UP ABOVE. NO WORD YET ON HOW LONG REPAIRS WILL TAKE OR JUST HOW LONG THE

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