Dog Bite Sends Toddler To Local Hospital

By: Sara Humphrey Email
By: Sara Humphrey Email
A toddler who was bitten in the face by a family dog was taken to a local hospital Wednesday.

(Photo by Sara Humphrey)

LORENA (March 5, 2014) A Lorena toddler was taken by ambulance to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center Wednesday morning after a family dog bit him in the face.

The incident happened at around 10 a.m. at a home on Summer Harvest Road in Lorena.

McLennan County Sheriff's deputies are investigating.

The dog bit the 19-month-old at least twice, but authorities said the injuries did not appear to be severe.

An animal control officer was sent to the home to seize the 5-year-old mixed breed dog, which will be impounded.

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