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Dog attack sends Covington County 3-year-old to the hospital

MOUNT OLIVE, MS (WDAM) -

A 3-year-old was sent to the hospital over the weekend after sustaining injuries from a dog attack.

According to Deputy Michael Kelly of the Covington County Sheriff's Department, the attack occurred in Covington County Saturday evening. The 3-year-old is still in the hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Officer Kelly says the dog was a pit bull breed and has been put-down. An autopsy will be conducted of the animal by the CDC to test for any diseases.

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