Toddler airlifted after being bitten by dog

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WELLFLEET – A two-year-old was flown to a trauma center after reportedly being bitten in the face by a dog. The incident happened at a residence on East Hill Road about 2 PM. The victim was transported to Cape Cod Gateway Airport to meet the MedFlight helicopter. Wellfleet Police are investigating the incident.

Update from Wellfleet Police: On Sunday April 31,2024 at approximately 2:15 PM, the Wellfleet Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to 100 East Hill Road in Wellfleet for a report of a dog bite. The bite victim, a 2-year-old child, was reportedly bitten by a Pitbull mix dog at the residence. The Wellfleet Fire Department transported the victim to Cape Cod Gateway Airport in Barnstable, and they were then flown to a Boston Hospital by a MedFlight. The injuries are not considered life threatening, and all parties are known. This incident is under investigation by the Wellfleet Police.
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