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9-year-old sent to hospital after dog attack

Police say the boy, and another boy were playing in a Centre Wellington Township backyard when it happened



CENTRE WELLINGTON TOWNSHIP – On July 17, 2016 at approximately 7:32 p.m. members of Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a dog bite incident that occurred at a residence on Wellington Road 16 in Centre Wellington Township.

Two young boys, aged 8 and 9, were playing in a backyard when the attack occurred.

The Wellington County OPP along with investigators from the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) are investigating the incident which is still ongoing.

The 9-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital and required medical attention.