Boy walking home from school attacked by loose dog in north Harris County, authorities say

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Friday, August 27, 2021
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This is the second dog attack in the Houston-area in one day.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A boy has been hospitalized after authorities say he was attacked by a dog while walking home from school.

Deputies responded to the call at 6 p.m. Thursday in the 22300 block of Tree House Lane. They learned the boy was walking home from school when he was attacked by a loose dog.

The boy was sent to a nearby hospital, but his condition is unknown.

An investigation into the incident is underway.

This was the second dog attack in just a matter of hours. A man out for a morning walk in northwest Harris County was attacked by two dogs. He was rescued by neighbors and flown to a hospital in critical condition.