A child was seriously injured this evening after being bitten by a dog, as first reported on our News Alerts. Police and EMS were summoned to the home about 7:15 pm after receiving reports about a severe dog bite to a one year old child.
Upon arrival, officials found the child with a critical injury to the neck, officials say.
EMS requested a medevac to transport the child to Jersey Shore Medical Center.
CIU investigating the incident. Animal Control was called in as well. TLS.
UPDATE SUNDAY: Sergeant Glenn Clayton tells TLS the young girl, who is to turn 1 year next month, was bitten by a “large brown dog,” and the breed is unknown at this time, according to the police report.
The dog did not belong to the family of the victim, Clayton said.