A child was attacked by a dog over the weekend resulting in severe injuries to the youth.
The Alexander County Sheriffs Office has confirmed the attack happened Saturday afternoon at a location off Pop Davis Road. The nine year old boy was transported by Alexander County EMS to an area hospital. The child is said to have suffered extensive head injuries including severe ear damage but has been returned home and the prognoses for the boy is good .
The Pit Bull has been surrendered by the owner to Alexander Animal Control. A spokesperson said the animal will be humanly euthanized.