Friday, January 5, 2018

Georgia: 3-year-old boy flown to Atlanta hospital after being attacked by his family's dog

GEORGIA -- A 3-year-old boy is recovering at an Atlanta hospital after he was bitten in his head by the family dog, an official said.

The child was flown to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Hospital after the attack Thursday, Polk County police Chief Kenny Dodd told the Polk County Standard Journal.

The incident happened at a residence near Rockmart.

The dog is being held after the attack, Dodd said. The type of dog is not known.

The boy received stitches to his head, according to the report.

(The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jan. 5, 2018)