Wednesday, April 26, 2017
WAYNESBORO VA - A 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL SUFFERED FACE AND ARM INJURIES WHEN SHE GOT TOO CLOSE TO A CHAINED PIT BULL!
A 3-year-old Waynesboro girl was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after being attacked by a PIT BULL, according to authorities.
Police said the girl wandered into a yard in the 200 block of Elkin Circle shortly after 2:30 p.m. when the dog, which was tethered, pounced on her. Authorities said the girl suffered injuries to her arm and face. She was taken to Augusta Health in Fishersville, based on scanner traffic.
The dog has since been quarantined at the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center, which is routine procedure, according to Capt. Kelly Walker of the Waynesboro Police Department.
"Any dog bite requires a quarantine," he said .No charges have been filed in connection with the incident, Walker said, but the investigation is ongoing.