7-year-old bitten by pit bull

Kansas City Police and Animal Control are investigating a pit bull attack on a child Wednesday afternoon.

It happened just before 3 p.m. near 41st and Olive in Kansas City. Police tell us a pit bull attacked a 7-year-old boy, but the child’s injuries are not considered life-threatening.

He was taken to the hopsital to get checked out. The child’s parents were home at the time. Its unclear if the dog belongs to the family or to another owner.

The dog was taken away by Animal Control officers.

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