SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Washington County Prosecutor’s Office in Arkansas confirmed a child was mauled by a dog.
The incident happened early afternoon Thursday, Nov. 4, in the 20,000 block of Ballerina Rd in the Nob Hill area.
According to the Washington County Coroner’s Office, a toddler’s body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime lab for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
The Washington County Prosecutor’s Office said the dog accused of the attack is being held at a secure location. The prosecutor’s office said there is no danger to the public.
The dog will be held until the investigation determines whether or not a crime was committed.
KNWA/FOX24 reached out to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office for more details but was told that additional information cannot be released at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.