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3-Year-Old Girl Injured After Being Bitten By Bulldog In Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY (CBS) -- A three-year-old girl was hurt after being bitten on the ear by an American bulldog early Saturday evening in Tewksbury.

Tewksbury Police and animal control were called to a Redgate Road home shortly after 5 p.m. Prior to the incident, she had been playing with a few kids in a neighbor's yard, police say.

Tewksbury Dog Bite
Tewksbury Police and animal control investigate a dog bite incident Saturday outside a Redgate Road home on Saturday. (WBZ-TV)

The girl was rushed to Lowell General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. It's unclear if she is still at the hospital.

The dog, which belongs to the girl's neighbor, was ordered to be quarantined at its home for the next 10 days.

Investigators say the animal had received all of its shots and has no history of violent attacks on people.

As of Saturday night, no charged had been filed. No additional information was immediately available.

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