NORTH PORT, Fla – A 6-year-old child was life-flighted to Sarasota Memorial Hospital as a trauma alert on Tuesday after a dog bite, according to North Port police.
The North Port Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Badger Lane in reference to a dog bite involving a 6-year-old child around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.
The child was flown to Sarasota Memorial Hospital as a trauma alert. Both the child and the animal reside at the home, police say.
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Sarasota County Animal Services has also responded to assist in the handling of the animal.
No further details have been released at this time.
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