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Severe Injuries Reported in Dog Attack in Carteret


A dog went on the attack this afternoon and caused severe injuries to two victims in a section of Carteret. 

It happened around 4:40 p.m. inside a home on Laurel Street, where police arrived and requested a medivac helicopter for the seriously injured person after a dog went on a rampage and began attacking a young child. 

Carteret’s Mayor Dan Reiman tweeted the following about the dog attack: 

"Our prayers are with the family affected by a dog attack at a private residence on Laurel Street. Thank you to the first responders who rushed in to attend to the victims, who are being transported by helicopter for emergency medical care. That's all the info we have at this time."

The incident is under investigation. 

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