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Baby girl is attacked by dog

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By David Giuliani

A 20-month-old baby was attacked by a dog earlier this week, sending the girl to a hospital for surgery.

It was an incident that left police officers “shook up,” an official said.

Around 9 a.m. Monday, Amaya Melendez was attacked by what state police described as a pit bull in a house near Harris Pond north of Las Vegas, officials said.

She was bitten numerous times and was taken to the hospital for surgery to remedy serious wounds, officials said.


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