Child hospitalized after dog attack in Cullman County


CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) —  A toddler is in the hospital after being attacked by a dog in Cullman County Sunday afternoon.

It happened around 1 p.m. at a residence in the Fairview community, according to Brad WIlliams with the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office. Williams said the child and a parent were at a friends home when the incident took place.

The pit bull-mix dog reportedly attacked the homeowner and a two-year-old child, Williams told CBS 42.

According to Williams, the child was transported to a hospital in Birmingham. The child’s condition is unknown.

It is unknown if the homeowner suffered any injuries.

Cullman County Animal Control Officers will investigate to determine if charges will be filed.

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