3-year-old bitten by Rottweiler in Hampton

Hampton
hampton-police-generic-seal-daylight.jpg

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton Animal Control is investigating after a 3-year-old was bitten by a Rottweiler on Tuesday afternoon.

Hampton police said it happened around 4 p.m. in the first block of Marple Lane. The 3-year-old was visiting at the dog owner’s house and the dog did not know the child, police siad.

The dog was in a fenced-in area at the time. Police wouldn’t say where the dog bit the child, but the injuries were not life-threatening.

No charges have been filed at this time and the dog remains with the owner. No other details in the case have been released, but the investigation is ongoing.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

WAVY Twitter Widget

***Don’t Miss Module Removal CSS***

WAVY Facebook