2009-05-28 / Local & State

NFL Player's Son 'Doing Well' After Dog Attack

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The agent of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison said his 2-year-old son was

doing well'' at a Pittsburgh hospital on Saturday following an attack by a pit bull.

Harrison's agent, William Parise, said James Harrison III was bitten on the thigh after his mother let the dog out of its pen on Thursday. Parise said he was with the boy at UPMC Children's Hospital, and the boy was expected to remain there for another day or two.

Parise said the woman and the player's massage therapist also were hurt trying to help the boy, and the therapist needed three stitches.

A hospital spokesman declined comment, saying the family has asked that no information be released.

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