9-year-old child attacked by dogs in Gadsden

Dogs attack child in Gadsden
Published: Aug. 26, 2022 at 2:40 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 26, 2022 at 5:51 PM CDT
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GADSDEN, Ala. (WBRC) - A 9-year-old child was attacked by dogs, according to Gadsden Police.

Officers said on August 24, 2022, at approximately 5:11 pm, they were called to the 600 block of Grant Street for a 9-year-old child that had been attacked by dogs.

One of the dogs was removed from the scene by animal control officers; however, the other dog could not be located, according to officers. Officers confirmed to WBRC FOX6 one of the dogs did belong to the family, and the other was a stray.

The child was taken to a hospital for treatment. Right now we do not have information on the child’s injuries.

No charges are expected to be filed at this time.


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