Toddler treated for dog bites


Staff report

Youngstown

A toddler was taken to the hospital after he was attacked by a neighbor’s dog.

The 2-year-old boy, whose name hasn’t been released by police, was bitten several times about 8 p.m. Monday, according to city police.

The child was outside his Detroit Avenue home on the city’s South Side and went next door to see the dog, a cocker spaniel-Labrador mix, police said.

The dog, which was on a leash, bit the child, causing face and head injuries, according to reports.

He was taken to Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman. His condition was not released late Monday.

No one has been charged in the attack, police said.

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