DETROIT (WXYZ) — A young child and his father were injured after a dog attack in northwest Detroit on Tuesday afternoon.
The Detroit Fire Department tells 7 Action News the boy, believed to be either 1 or 2 years old, was taken to Children's Hospital with dog bites to the neck and is in serious condition.
The 45-year-old father was also taken to Sinai Grace Hospital with bites and lacerations to the arm.
According to the fire department, the dog is believed to be a owned by a neighbor and apparently got out of its chain. The dog breed is not known.
Animal control is on the way out.
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Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story said the boy was 1. It's unclear at this time the exact age of the child.