14-year-old girl sent to hospital after Pit Bull attack

Posted at 11:07 PM, Jul 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-16 11:45:54-04

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — A teenage girl is recovering after a Pit Bull attacked her Tuesday night.

Cottonwood Heights Police said at about 9:15 p.m. the 14-year-old girl was attacked by a Pit Bull chained to a tree in the front yard of 7100 South and 3050 East.

Authorities said the dog injured the teen’s face and leg.

Animal Control took custody of the dog and cited the owner.

Officers said the dog will be quarantined until doctors can ensure the dog’s vaccination records are current.

The owners were not able to provide proper health information for their dog.