Monday, April 24, 2017

VISTA, SAN DIEGO COUNTY CA - A FAMILY AMERICAN STAFFORDSHIRE TERRIER (PIT BULL) ATTACKED THEIR 4-YEAR-OLD BOY MAULING HIS HEAD...THE CHILD WAS AIRLIFTED TO THE HOSPITAL



VISTA, Calif. – A 4-year-old child was hospitalized after being attacked by a dog Sunday, authorities said.
Authorities went to a house on the 1000 block of Rhea Place in Vista where a child suffered a dog bite, San Diego County Sheriff’s spokesman Ryan Keim said. The child was taken to Rady Childrens’ Hospital.
The attack was under investigation Monday after an animal control officer took a family dog away from a property in Vista, San Diego Humane Society spokeswoman Elizabeth Pecsi confirmed. The AMERICAN STAFFORDSHIRE TERRIER was placed under quarantine as standard operating procedure.
Details regarding the attack were unknown as of Monday morning. Animal control officers had yet to talk to the family.
The extent of the child’s injuries were not released.
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VISTA, Calif. (KGTV)--A five-year-old boy had to be airlifted to Rady Children's Hospital Sunday after he was bitten on the head by a family dog. 
Sunday night, Vista Fire Department responded to a call of a child attacked by a pit bull. 
The boy was reportedly in stable condition despite his injuries. 
Animal control took custody of the canine. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Children are not airlifted for dog bites. I'm sure this was a brutal attack, and is being kept hush hush because we do not want to tarnish the pristine reputation of "America's Dog".