1-year-old in critical condition after attacked by dog

Posted on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 at 5:58 am    

SPENCER, OK – A child was hospitalized when they were injured by a dog attack in Spencer Sunday afternoon, reports Ponca City Now.

The 1-year-old was playing in a residential backyard in Spencer when a Pitbull mix mauled them. The boy was rushed to OU Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City in critical condition.

Apparently, several complaints of loose dogs on the street where the incident happened have been reported in the past. The family who owns the dog has received citations before for loose dogs.

Several witnesses have given different versions of what happened. Police are currently investigating.

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