Berkeley County child hospitalized from dog bites

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. — The Berkeley County Animal Control says they have identified the owners and detained two dogs that bit a five year-old child on Christmas Day.

Berkeley County Animal Control officers responded to Cherry Run Village in Hedgesville after a five year-old was taken to Berkeley Medical Center for treatment of a dog bite.

The boy was later flown to a Washington, D.C. hospital. His bites were in the arm and chest.

Both dogs are believed to be a German Shepherd breed.

If you have information, call Berkeley County Animal Control at 304-676-7370. You can also call the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office at 304-267-7000.

You can leave an anonymous tip with the Berkeley County Crime Solvers by calling 304-267-4999.

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