FARMERSVILLE (CBSDFW) – Two separate dog attacks over the weekend sent two young kids to the hospital with serious injuries.
Investigators in Farmersville say a family’s pitbull suddenly attacked their 4-year-old daughter early Sunday afternoon. She was bitten in the face and rushed to Children’s Medical Center in Dallas.READ MORE: Military Plane Crashes In Residential Area, 2 Pilots Injured, 3 Homes Hit
The incident happened at the home on Windom Street near Highway 78 and 380. The dog was taken by animal control officers to the pound.
About 4 hours later, a 5-year-old boy was attacked by another pit bull less than a mile away.READ MORE: Swarm Of Bees Attacks Migrant Family That Crossed Rio Grande Into Texas
This time it was a neighbor’s dog that broke its leash and bit the boy on the arm. The boy was sent to a hospital in Mckinney.
The owner of that dog brought it to the Farmersville animal shelter.MORE NEWS: Rowlett Restaurant Owner Explains No-Mask Policy After Asking Family To Leave
As of Monday morning, there has been no update on the condition of each child.