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Victoria Wilcher is pictured in this photo from <a href="https://www.facebook.com/victoriasvictories" target="blank">Victoria's Victories Facebook page</a>.

Victoria Wilcher is pictured in this photo from Victoria's Victories Facebook page.

Residents in Jackson, Miss., are putting the heat on a local KFC outlet after a three-year-old girl who was attacked by pit bulls was asked to leave because her scars scared customers.

Kelly Mullins, Victoria Wilcher's grandmother, told WAPT News that they received the rude request after ordering some food at the restaurant last week.

"They just told us, they said, 'We have to ask you to leave because her face is disrupting our customers.' (Victoria) understood exactly what they said," Mullins told the station.

"The right side of her face is paralyzed. She's got a lot of surgeries to go through and she won't even look in the mirror anymore," Mullins said. "When we go to a store, she doesn't even want to get out (of the car). She's 3 years old and she's embarrassed about what she looks like. She's embarrassed and I hate it because she shouldn't be. It ain't her fault."

The girl has received a tidal wave of support on the Facebook page Victoria's Victories, which documents her recovery from the attack at her grandfather's home.

Last Thursday, KFC posted an apology on the page.

"Pease accept our sincere apologies while we try to investigate this incident. If you could help provide details of the incident at social.media@sertec.com and we will look into this immediately. We have zero tolerance for any kind of disrespectful behavior by our team members. Once we have further details, we will immediately investigate this and take action, and we wish nothing but the best for Victoria in her recovery."

According to the Facebook page, the vicious pit bull attack left Wilcher with a broken upper and lower jaw, broken nose, cheek bones and right eye socket.

"She lost her right eye completely and the ability to move the right side of her face. They have reconstructed her bottom jaw but cant do anymore surgeries until she grows new bone in her face due to the fact that the broken pieces are to small to piece together.

"She is currently at home with a feeding tube, but doing amazing."

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