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Police say child badly mauled by pit bull at Kalamazoo home

December 27, 2017 GMT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Police in Kalamazoo say prosecutors will decide whether anyone will face criminal charges over a pit bull attack that badly injured a child.

Emergency crews were called to a home early Saturday after the attack on the child. Police say the child had been dropped off at the house to be watched by a family friend, whose dog mauled the youngster.

The child was taken from a hospital in critical condition. Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Detective Shannon Bagley told MLive.com on Wednesday that the latest information he had was that the child was in serious condition.

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Bagley says the police report about the attack will be sent to the prosecutor’s office for review.

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Information from: Kalamazoo Gazette, http://www.mlive.com/kalamazoo