Girl, 9, bit by dog

Girl, 9, bit by dog

LAWTON, Okla._Lawton Animal Welfare is currently investigating reports that a dog bit a 9-year-old girl Wednesday morning.

Around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, crews were called to a home on Northwest 53rd Street between Northwest Columbia Avenue and Euclid Avenue on a call of a girl bitten in the leg. Lawton Animal Welfare superintendent Russell Anderson says the girl had a single puncture wound to her calf. Officials say the girl was walking down the street when a boxer-mix got out and bit her.

The dog is currently in animal welfare's custody.