ABC 6 NEWS) – A 4-year-old in Rochester is recovering after being bit in the leg by a PIT BULL.
Rochester police say the child and his father were visiting the owner of the pit bull on Saturday morning. They say right away everything was okay when the pit bull was licking the child and being playful. Police say it’s when a friend of the owner picked up the child, the dog bit and latched on to the child’s leg.
According to police, they say the pit bull latched on to the child’s leg for three minutes. Police say the child was transported by Gold Cross for heavy bleeding and experienced a serious leg injury.
Rochester Animal Control is investigating the incident. Police say they will determine what needs to be done with the dog.