Two children attacked and bitten in the face by a dog

A Labrador dog, crossed American staff, attacked two children, Saturday in Perpignan. For an unknown reason, the animal would have rushed on the playing children who were playing at the foot of their HLM residence. The facts occurred in the Champ de Mars district of the Pyrénées-Orientales prefecture.

The eldest, aged 11, was lightly bitten in the face and his wounds are superficial. The youngest, on the other hand, aged 7, was more seriously affected. Bitten on the mouth and nose, he had to undergo ten stitches at the University Hospital of Perpignan.

The owner of the dog was arrested. He had a positive blood alcohol level and will be summoned shortly before the criminal court. The dog was placed in the pound.

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