Dog Bites Child, 11, on Southwest Side of Chicago

A child was seriously injured Thursday afternoon as a result of a dog bite, the Chicago Suntimes reported.

The pit bull ran out of an alley at about 12:45 pm near the intersection of South Western Avenue and 57th Street and bit the 11 year old boy on his neck and legs. The boy was taken in serious condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

As is standard procedure, the dog was brought to Animal Care and Control where it will be quarantined for 10 days.

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