Police: Dog put down after mauling 2-year-old girl

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WANE) Dispatchers in Mercer County, Ohio received a 911 call Monday afternoon from a woman who said her dog was attacking her 2-year-old daughter.

Mercer County Sheriff’s Department deputies were not in the area, so an officer with the St. Henry Police Department went to the residence located at 4009 Lange Road. The dog, identified as a pitbull, was put down after it charged the officer according to information provided by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department.

The mother and the little girl were taken to Mercer County Community Hospital emergency room with what were described as severe injuries.

No other information was released by authorities and the investigation is ongoing.

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