Pinson 4-year-old suffers severe injuries after dog attack

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PINSON, Ala. (WIAT) — A 4-year-old boy is recovering from severe injuries after a dog attacked the child Friday morning.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the 4-year-old was in a truck with the dog in the Palmerdale Community when the dog suddenly attacked.

The boy’s mother tried to get the dog to stop but was only successful after several citizens stopped to help.

The child was airlifted to Children’s hospital for treatment. Animal Control came and took custody of the dog.

No other information has been released. Stay with CBS 42 as more details come out.

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