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JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A child is seriously injured in yet another pit bull attack, this time in Jefferson Davis County.

Sheriff's Department Detective John Tolar said a four-year-old boy was attacked shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday evening.

The incident happened off Donaldson Road in western Jeff Davis County.

The pit bull caused severe injuries to the child's face.

At 8 p.m. Sunday evening the child was undergoing surgery at Forest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.

Investigators said the dog was seized and is in quarantine.

The name of the young victim has not been released at this time.

Officials said the investigation into this attack is ongoing.

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