Florida Man Emasculated in Attempted Pit Bull Rape-Fiction!
Summary of eRumor:
A Florida man had his genitals bitten off by a pit bull after trying to get fresh with the dog, according to reports.
A fake news website spun this fictional tale about a pit bull’s brutal revenge on a would-be attacker.
World News Daily Report published an article under the headline “Florida: Man Emasculated During Attempt to Rape Pit Bull,” and it was quickly shared more than 120,000 times on social media sites. According to the fake news report:
Miami| A 37-year old man suffering some very serious groin injuries after being bitten by a pit bull, was admitted at the Ryder Trauma Center, this morning.
Jesus Ramon Sanchez, from the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami, was allegedly attempting to engage in sexual intercourse with a 4-year old male pit bull, when the dog defended itself by tearing off the man’s genitals with its teeth.
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