Dog Reportedly Bites Young Child In Topeka

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- A small child suffered minor injuries after being bitten by a dog Wednesday.

Police were called to a home at 2144 SE Maryland just after 8:30 a.m. on reports of a dog bite.

A child with a bloody nose was seen being taken from the home by an adult. The baby was put in a private car that left the scene.

Shawnee County Dispatch told 13 News that the child was checked out at a local hospital for minor injuries.

Authorities are checking the dog for vaccinations, and for rabies, which is standard procedure for incidents involving dog bites.

No further information was released Wednesday morning.