Dog bites child in El Cajon

Child was bitten on the 1200 Block of Peach Avenue

A child was attacked by a dog in the 1200 block of Peach Avenue in El Cajon.Neighbors tell 10News the victim is a 7-year-old girl who was bitten in the neck area.

According to a witness that spoke with 10News last night, the girl was playing outside when she chased a ball into the backyard where the dog was and got to close to the dog. The Husky bit the girl on the neck. 

"As soon as I cam outside I saw the little girl laying on the floor" Miguel Corona told 10News. "I called 9-1-1 and the paramedics they told me to grab a towel and apply pressure to the wound" said Corona. 

The El Cajon Police Department and Heartland Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and transported the little girl to Rady Children’s Hospital, but her condition is not known.

The girl's mother made a report with the police department and she told 10News the Police said the San Diego County Animal Control is expected to check in with the dog’s owner this afternoon. 

10News will check with Animal Control and the girl's mother and bring you an update on later additions of 10News this evening. 


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