ELMONT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A 2-month-old boy is in serious condition and undergoing surgery after police said he was attacked by a dog on Long Island.
It happened Thursday morning on 117th Avenue in Elmont.READ MORE: Back For Another Round: Republican Rob Astorino To Run For New York Governor In 2022
Police said baby’s mother, who was carrying her son in an infant seat, knocked on a neighbor’s door and two pit bull mixes rushed out. That’s when police said one of dogs attacked the woman and the baby.READ MORE: Harlem Subway Push Victim Randall Weaver Describes Scary Ordeal, 'There's A Lot Of Loonies Out Here Now'
The dog bit the woman on her leg and bit the baby on his face and head, according to police. A man who was working in the area rushed over to help the victims and was able to pull the dog away.
The two were taken to the hospital.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine Pop-Up Sites At Subway, Transit Hubs Target Commuters As FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine For Children 12-15
An investigation is ongoing.