Pit Bull Attacks 5-Year-Old Boy in Manchester, Drags Him Outside Home - NECN

Pit Bull Attacks 5-Year-Old Boy in Manchester, Drags Him Outside Home

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    A 5-year-old boy was attacked by a pit bull in a home in Manchester on Thursday night. (Published Friday, Sept. 22, 2017)

    A 5-year-old boy has significant injuries after a pit bull attacked him in a home in Manchester Thursday evening and dragged him outside the home, according to police.

    Police responded to a home on Patriot Lane at 4:45 p.m. after a neighbor of the family called 911 after a resident called out for her to contact authorities for help.

    The call then turned frantic when it became clear that a dog was attacking a child.

    The child was taken to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

    Officers determined that a family member’s 1-year-old pit bull attacked the little boy, but they are not sure which resident of the home owns the dog.

    The dog will now have to serve a mandatory 14-day quarantine at the Tyler Regional Animal Care Shelter in South Windsor.