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Dog's attack on 2-year-old investigated

Dog's attack on 2-year-old investigated

December 22nd, 2011 in News

LILBOURN, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in southeastern Missouri are investigating an attack on a 2-year-old girl by a pit bull.

KFVS-TV ( ) reports that the toddler was attacked Monday afternoon in the town of Lilbourn. She suffered facial wounds, but her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens says authorities don't yet know if charges will be filed. The dog was turned over to the sheriff's department.


Information from: KFVS-TV,