NEW YORK (CBS 2) — A little girl from the Bronx is hospitalized after being bitten by a pit bull.

It happened Friday at the Gouverneur Playground in Claremont. According to published reports, the 4-year-old girl was bitten on her face as she tried to pet the dog.

She was taken to Lincoln Hospital where police say she’s in stable condition.

Police say no charges will be filed against the dog’s owner because it was tied up at the time.

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