Child Bitten By Dog Continues To Recover

Child Bitten By Dog Continues To Recover

A child who was bitten on the face by a pit bull in Lexington is recovering. The dog was euthanized for medical reasons, according to Animal Control.
A young Lexington boy who was bitten in the face several times by a Pit Bull, continues to recover.

Animal Control said it happened Tuesday on Maryland Avenue.

Investigators said after the attack, the dog ran away.

Animal Control said the dog was identified on Wednesday after it was found suffering from heat exhaustion.

Investigators said the dog had to be euthanized for medical reasons.

Investigators said they are still looking for the dog's owner and that charges are possible.
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