Girl, 5, bit in the face by dog, injured at PDX


PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 5-year-old girl suffered “substantial injuries” to her face on Dec. 18 after she was bit by a dog at Portland International Airport, the Port of Portland Police Department confirmed.

The girl was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. The dog owner was cited for a violation of Port ordinance while the dog was taken to the Multnomah County Animal Control Shelter for a 10-day quarantine.

Police said the girl was petting the dog while she and the dog owner were waiting for their flights. The dog was not in a crate. It happened at 1 p.m.

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