BOONVILLE, N.C. — A 5-year-old girl is recovering after being attacked by a 90-pound Bull Mastiff dog Friday in Boonville.
The child received severe lacerations to her right shoulder and left arm around 4:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Wallace Street.
The girl was visiting a family member that owned the 18-month-old dog.
She was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center;
The dog was taken by animal control and will be quarantined for 10 days and then put down.