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Ben Carlson
Anderson County EMS workers load a 2-year-old child into a waiting ambulance this morning after being bitten in the face by the family's pit bull.
Pit bull attacks 2-year-old

A 2-year-old child suffered severe lacerations to the face this morning during an attack by a pit bull.

The incident occurred around 9:15 a.m. at 400 North Main St. in Lawrenceburg.

The child was transported by Anderson County EMS to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with what first responders said were non-life threatening injuries.

The dog was a family pet that had never bitten anyone, according to Shane Bast, director of the county’s animal control unit who is investigating the incident.