Dog attack in Greenwood leaves child hospitalized

3 years 2 weeks 6 days ago Tuesday, July 28 2015 Jul 28, 2015 Tuesday, July 28, 2015 8:28:07 AM CDT July 28, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

GREENWOOD (AP) - A dog attack in western Missouri left a toddler hospitalized.

Greenwood police said they were called to the home Saturday after the dog attacked the child. Officers drove the injured child and the child's mother to a hospital in Lee's Summit. The injured child was reported to be in stable condition.

Greenwood police said the dog disappeared before officers arrived, and officers were first told the attack occurred outside. Officers later learned the dog belonged to the residents of the home where the attack occurred.

The Kansas City Star reported the dog was found and euthanized Sunday. Greenwood police also arrested two people suspected of misleading police about the attack.

 

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