PIKE DOG ATTACK Kentucky State Police Say Child Injured In Dog Attack
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jan. 23, 2013 10:06 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 25, 2013 12:44 PM EST
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, Pike County
A 10-year-old girl who was bitten by a dog in Pike County, Ky., was apparently attacked by a pit bull.
Kentucky State Police said the attack happened on Saturday in the Shelbiana community. A source close to the family said the dog was a pit bull that belonged to a neighbor and has since been put down. The source said the girl was playing at a friend's house when the dog escaped from a room and attacked her.
State Police are investigating the incident.
State Police said a child in Pike County, Ky., was hospitalized after being attacked by a dog.
State Police are investigating the attack that happened Saturday in the Shelbiana community. The child was transported to the hospital with injuries. No condition was available.
Troopers are trying to determine if the dog belonged to anyone and if charges will be filed.
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