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Pit bull credited with saving teen from rape in Brooklyn

A pit bull puppy named Apollo is credited with saving a teenage girl from being raped in Brooklyn.

The 18-year-old was walking her dog in Red Hook Stadium Park Monday night, when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her and threw her to the ground.

Police say as he tried to remove her clothing, the teen's 5-month-old pit bull bit the man on the leg, causing him to run away.

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