Hour-by-Hour: Who has the highest chance for seeing scattered storms on Father’s Day
1 inmate dead, 7 others suspected of overdosing at Virginia prison
Where kids can get free meals this summer

5-year-old boy severely injured in Petersburg dog attack

PETERSBURG, Va. – Police are investigating a dog attack that sent a 5-year-old Petersburg boy to the hospital.

Petersburg Police said a five-year-old boy was attacked inside his home along North Carolina Avenue by a yellow lab.

Officials said the boy's injuries, which were to his face, back and stomach, were so severe that he was flown to VCU Medical Center.

The male yellow lab was seized by animal control officials and is currently at the animal shelter.

The dog will remain there pending the outcome of the investigation.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.