Child airlifted following dog attack in North Port

Writer: Carolina Guzman
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A 6-year-old is in the hospital after the family dog bit them in their home, according to North Port Police.

North Port Police said a medical helicopter flew the child to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

The North Port Police Department and Animal Services responded to the scene on Badger Lane, around 10:30, Tuesday morning.

Investigators have not released any further information.

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