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Mass. Family Surrenders Dog after Second Attack

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MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Mansfield police say a dog ordered euthanized by selectmen after he bit a 6-year-old boy in January has attacked a teenage girl and was surrendered by the family.

The Boston Globe reports that the unidentified 16-year-old girl was taken to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, R.I. Her condition was unknown.

Olivier Kozlowski, chairman of the Board of Selectmen, said on his Facebook page that the family let an animal control officer on Saturday take the dog named Milo, pointer-hound mix. He had remained with the family as it appealed the selectmen’s decision.

The daughter of Milo’s owner, Michael Bailey, was babysitting in her home Jan. 3 and briefly left him alone with the sleeping dog. The child needed more than 400 stitches.

Bailey did not immediately return a call on Sunday.

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Information from: The Boston Globe, http://www.boston.com/globe

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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