Child attacked by dog in Yadkin Co.

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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.