Police: 14-year-old girl attacked by pit bull; 2 dogs quarantined

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating after they say a 14-year-old girl was attacked by a pit bull.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. near 88th and Stark.

Police say a group of children was playing outside in the neighborhood when two pit bulls came from a house when the door was opened.

The 14-year-old girl was attacked by one of the dogs.

The dog’s owner was able to retrieve the dog before the victim received further injuries.

The victim was conveyed to a hospital by Milwaukee Fire Department where she is being treated for multiple dog bites over her body.

Both dogs were recovered by Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission and are currently being quarantined.

The investigation is ongoing.