Boy, 11, Suffers Severe Accidents in Canine Assault in Lauderhill – NBC 6 South Florida

An 11-year-old boy was hospitalized Thursday evening after a dog attack in Lauderhill.

Lauderhill police spokesman Michael Santiago said officers responded to the house on the 4400 block on Northwest 73rd Avenue around 8:30 p.m.

Officers found the boy who suffered an arm injury and he was taken to Broward Health Medical Center in severe condition, Santiago said.

A second child suffered minor injuries in the attack, Santiago said.

Santiago said the boy was visiting family members at home and went outside when the dog started barking and attacking.

The dog was handed over to the police by the owner and animal control was notified, Santiago said.