TEWKSBURY (CBS) — A three-year-old girl was hurt after being bitten on the ear by an American bulldog early Saturday evening in Tewksbury.
Tewksbury Police and animal control were called to a Redgate Road home shortly after 5 p.m. Prior to the incident, she had been playing with a few kids in a neighbor’s yard, police say.READ MORE: 2 Children Removed From Water After Dive Team Called To Search Brockton Park
The girl was rushed to Lowell General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. It’s unclear if she is still at the hospital.READ MORE: Boston Police Officer DJ Simmonds, Who Was Killed From Injuries In Marathon Bombing, Honored With Playground
The dog, which belongs to the girl’s neighbor, was ordered to be quarantined at its home for the next 10 days.
Investigators say the animal had received all of its shots and has no history of violent attacks on people.MORE NEWS: Rally-Goers March In Copley Square, Calling For Peace In The Middle East
As of Saturday night, no charged had been filed. No additional information was immediately available.