Dog Attacks 2-Year-Old Girl

Staff Writer

A pit bull inflicted serious injuries on a 2-year-old girl in St. Henry Monday afternoon.
At approximately 3:45 p.m. Monday, Mercer County Central Dispatch received a 911 call from a resident at 4009 Lange Road, St. Henry, reporting her dog was attacking her 2-year-old daughter. A member of the St. Henry Police Department responded to the scene. The dog, a pit bull, reportedly charged the officer when he arrived and the animal was put down by the officer. The mother and daughter were transported to Coldwater Hospital with severe injuries inflicted by the dog.
The incident remains under investigation.