Tuesday, November 17, 2015
ST. HENRY, MERCER COUNTY OH - A FAMILY'S PIT BULL ATTACKED THEIR 2-YEAR-OLD GIRL CAUSING SEVERE INJURIES
A child was seriously injured Monday when she was mauled by a dog the police had to put down in Mercer County. St. Henry Police responded to an emergency call at 3:45pm to a home in the 4000 block of Lange Road according to a release from the Sheriff's Office.
A mother reported her 2-year-old daughter was being attacked by the family dog which police identified as a PIT BULL. The officer "put down" the dog after it charged him. A rescue squad transferred the mother and child to the hospital for treatment of severe injuries inflicted by the dog.
The victims' conditions were not immediately available. The incident remains under investigation.