Q: I was watching a friends dog and took them outside some kids started yelling and he got scared broke free and bit one
Will I face jail time
A: Probably not unless the dog had done this before or some purposeful conduct could be found. If charged get a good lawyer. More of a worry should be a civil lawsuit.
A: Most likely given the basic facts you provided you will not be facing jail time. If there is any concern for exposure it may be in the context of a civil lawsuit, but even then the likelihood of success on the part of a plaintiff would depend on additional facts you have not presented.
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