Father Says 5-Year-Old Attacked By Pit Bull

A 5-year-old is recovering after his father says he was attacked by a neighbor's Pit Bull Thursday evening.

Josh Carver had 10 staples put in the back of his head and 8 stitches in his face. He was released from Pitt County Memorial Hospital Friday morning.

Family members say the youngster was bitten while visiting his uncle's home in Chocowinity.

Animal Control says they have the dog quarantined for ten days and are still investigating to see if it is dangerous. Sandy Woolard says the dog was in its own yard when the child went into the yard. She said they are still investigating other details that happened.

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