SEVERN, Md. (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Police are investigating after a child was allegedly bitten by a dog in Severn Monday night.

Police said the child was bitten in the area of Kilmory Court and Stillmeadows Drive around 7:30 p.m.

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Officers searched for a black pitbull after the incident. They located the dog within the hour.

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The child suffered minor injuries and was taken to an area hospital.