A four-year-old boy was taken to hospital after a giant American bidder’s bill unexpectedly hung on him outside the Sansbury store in Wolverhampton, West Midlands.
Eyewitnesses recalled that the little boy ran after the dog towards his father when the attack took place. The animal suddenly jumped on him and cut off his leg. A supermarket worker said the baby was “cut on the upper leg” and “it looked dirty.”
The boy was said to be unable to compete with Pitbull because he was “a little boy and the dog was much bigger than him.” Police and rescue workers were called to the scene.
“There were a couple of police cars, a paramedic and an ambulance,” the worker said. the sun.
The incident reportedly took place just before 11:30 a.m. Police immediately caught the dog and the child was taken to hospital for treatment. A spokesman for the West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed that they had received a call about a dog bite. An ambulance and a paramedic officer were at the scene and “treated the patient, a boy, for injuries that were not considered serious.” But even the youngest child was “taken to hospital for further treatment.”
Wolverhampton Police Sergeant Robert Pritchard said: “The baby has been taken to hospital for treatment but his injuries are not considered life-changing and we wish him a speedy recovery.
He added, “An American cat, a dog known as XL, was caught by officers at the scene and is now being cared for in our canals. Its breed should be verified as part of our certification.” Will
Sergeant Pritchard said he had details of the dog’s owners and had already spoken to them. He also assured that the police would be in regular touch with him and the boy’s family as the investigation continues. It is not clear if the dog attacked the young child.
Under the XL category, an American bully pit bull can weigh up to eight stones and is often characterized by large builds or heavy muscles and severed ears. Understandably, everyone outside the store who saw the attack was terrified of the young boy’s life. Thankfully, his injuries are not fatal.