Animal Control investigates dog bite of baby

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) – Cleveland Police report that a new born was bitten by a dog this morning.

It happened this morning at a home in a northwest Cleveland.

Police say the father said he was holding the one week old baby when a fight broke out between his dogs.

He says he leaned over to separate them, when a 25 pound Rat Terrier Mix bit the baby on the head.

The baby was taken to the hospital, but we don’t know yet how serious the injury is.

Police say that Animal Control officers responded and will investigate the case.

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