NORTH AUGUSTA SC - A RECENTLY ACQUIRED PIT BULL MAULED A BOY'S FACE AND HEAD ...SEVERING ONE EAR AND INJURING THE OTHER AND HIS EYE
A North Augusta boy remains hospitalized after being attacked Wednesday by a dog in the backyard of his home on Walnut Branch Road.
According to the incident report, the mother of the child called 911 stating that a recently acquired gray adult male PIT BULL had attacked her son severing his ear. The mother was able to get the dog away from the boy before retreating inside the home.
According to an incident report, the child appeared to have multiple injuries to both ears, eye. The child was also in and out of consciousness.
According to the report, the dog was taken to an impounding facility for quarantine. The South Carolina Department of Health was notified and the dog will remain there until a determination is made by the owner.