WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-red01, ww color red

Latest News

Wis. Cops Say Pit Bull Attacked, Injured Boy, 9

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. 4 Things For April 18, 2014
  2. WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Fried Chicken
  3. Wis. Senior Bowls Perfect 300 ... Again
  4. Dozens Behind Bars After Largest MN Heroin Bust
  5. Morning Headlines From 04/18

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Madison police say a pit bull attacked and injured a 9-year-old boy, biting the child in the face and latching onto his arm.

Police say the boy’s injuries were non-life-threatening. The dog’s owner also suffered puncture wounds on her hands when she pried the dog’s jaws off the boy’s arm.

Officers say the boy was playing outside a friend’s home Wednesday afternoon when the friend went inside to fetch a drink. Police say the friend came back out and the 2-year-old pit bull rushed past him, attacking the visitor.

A WISC-TV report says the woman voluntarily surrendered the dog to a county animal-control officer. Police say they expect the dog’s owners will be cited.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus