8-month-old hospitalized after family dog bites his head

Posted at 4:41 PM, Sep 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-26 16:59:16-04

An 8-month-old boy is in serious condition after a family dog bit him in the head Sunday evening. 

Officers responded to the 200 block in Woodland Green Way for a reported dog biting incident just before 9 p.m.

Police say medical treatment was quickly administered to the child after the scene was secured.

Due  to the severity of the infant's injuries, Maryland State Police transported  him  to Johns Hopkins Pediatric for further care.

The dog has since been removed from the home, and the child remains in critical condition. 

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