Two-year-old child in hospital after pit bull attack

Published: Aug. 17, 2011 at 2:02 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2011 at 10:07 PM CDT
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A two-year-old child is in the hospital after a pit bull attack.

The incident happened Monday evening in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

Authorities said the child appeared to have suffered very serious head wounds.

The child was flown to Huntsville Hospital where his condition is unknown.

Authorities say they believe the pit bull was a family pet.

The dog was put down by animal control.

We will stay on top of this story and bring you the latest information as it becomes available.

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