Police say 9 year old riding bike when dog bit him

Owner uses bat to make dog release boy's leg

PASADENA, Md. (WMAR) - A boy is recovering after he was bitten by a pit bull Wednesday evening.

Anne Arundel County Police say a 9-year-old boy was riding his bike in the 200 block of Armstrong Lane with his mom at about 8:00 p.m.

The child was attacked by the dog and suffered a bite injury to his leg.

Animal Control officers immediately seized the pit bull.

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The boy was taken to John Hopkins Pediatrics with non-life threatening condition.

Police say the dog and it's owner are known to the family, and are uncertain what caused the dog to bite the boy.

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