Child airlifted after dog bite

Child bitten on head

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MIAMI - Miami-Dade Fire Rescue airlifted a 3-year-old child to Miami Children's Hospital Friday morning after the child was bitten by a dog.

The incident happened near Southwest 216th Street and 172 Avenue about 10:15 a.m.

It's unclear what led up to the incident. The dog bit the child on the head.

Miami-Dade Animal Services was responding.

No other details were immediately released.

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