Pit bull kills Danville family's small dog

Linda Zercoe was walking her dogs around 6 p.m. last Thursday in the Hidden Oaks neighborhood of Blackhawk when she says a pit bull outside a house charged at one of the small dogs and grabbed it in its mouth.

The Contra Costa Times reports a visitor at the house came out and yanked the pit bull away.

County animal services officials say they have a lead on who the pit bull's owner might be.

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