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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