Two adults are currently facing charges in a dog bite attack that occurred on Nov. 26 that caused injury to two young children.
According to Animal Control, four children were playing outside when a dog ran up to them and attacked them. One child was transported to the hospital in order to be treated for dog bites. Nearby adults began to hit the dog with a bat and chase it away from the children.
One adult was charged with animal cruelty as a result of the attack and the dog’s owner was charged with failure to provide care, such as rabies shots and not having a city dog license. The dog was turned over the Animal Control while awaiting the owner’s December court date. Health officials have made an announcement to keep all pets on a leash.