Saturday update: Child injured in dog attack
A young boy had his arm severely injured Thursday afternoon when a pit bull attacked him.
Franklin County animal control officer Grady Parrish said the incident happened at 6972 Franklin 48, north of Tharptown.
Parrish said two boys were playing pool behind the home when the dog broke loose from a neighbor's yard.
"It was an unprovoked attack," he said. "The two kids were playing pool when the dog ran in there and attacked the boy."
The incident happened between 5-6 p.m. Thursday.
Officials said the boy's arm was severely injured.
For more of this developing story, see Sunday's edition of the Franklin County Times.