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CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. — A 1-year-old was killed after being attacked by a Rottweiler in Caldwell County, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials said the attack happened Sunday at the child’s grandfather’s house in Kings Creek. The dog was on a chain at the time at the attack.

The victim has been identified as Nyhiem Wilfong.

The dog was seized and is being held at animal control.

Officials said another child took the 1-year-old boy to see the dog.

Source: WSOC