7-year-old attacked by dog in Marshall Co. - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

7-year-old attacked by dog in Marshall Co.

Arab Police remind parents to tell their kids bout safety when it comes to approaching strange dogs. Arab Police remind parents to tell their kids bout safety when it comes to approaching strange dogs.
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A dog attack in Marshall County sent a seven-year-old girl to the hospital.

It happened late Monday afternoon on Nicki Lane in Arab. Officials at Marshall Medical Center said the girl was treated and released.

Witnesses said the child was playing with friends in the back yard where the dog was kept. The child received bites to the upper leg area. The homeowner came to the attention of the child and called 911. 

With school out, Arab Police remind parents to talk to their kids about safety when it comes to approaching dogs they do not know.

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