5 year old attacked by pit bull in Nogales

NOGALES, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A 5-year-old girl was attacked by a pit bull Friday night, a Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy told Tucson News Now.

The girl was hospitalized after suffering a bite on the lip and scratches on her face, he said.

Deputies arrived at a home in the 100 Block of Camino Don Guillermo in Nogales and were told the girl was bleeding from a bite on the face, Lt. Raoul Rodriguez said.

The dog was adopted from the Santa Cruz County Animal Control a month ago, he said.

Animal Control has custody of the dog.

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