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2 Newark Kids Attacked By Their Own Dog

Two Newark children were attacked by their pet dog Wednesday evening, authorities said.
Two Newark children were attacked by their pet dog Wednesday evening, authorities said. Photo Credit: Ironbound Ambulance Squad

Two Newark children were attacked by their pet dog Wednesday evening, authorities said.

The incident occurred around 7:45 p.m. at a 16th Street home.

The dog was turned over to animal control and the incident was under investigation as of 9:40 p.m., according to Catherine Adams, a spokeswoman for the Newark Police Department.

Initial and unconfirmed reports said the dog was a pit bull.

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