DANIA BEACH (CBS4) – A child is recovering at Memorial Regional Hospital after a pit bull attacked it Wednesday according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.
It happened in Dania Beach at 4841 Southwest 44th Avenue.
CBS4 has learned the 13-month-old child got close to the dog and the dog attacked.
A family member managed to pull the dog off of the child.
The child is said to have serious injuries, but was alert and moving when rescue officials arrived according to the Broward County Sheriff’s office.
CBS4 was told the dog was taken by animal control and it is uncertain what will happen to the dog.
Child protective services will also investigate.