VLADIVOSTOK, November 18 The prosecutor's office is checking information about a dog attack on a child in the seaside Artyom, the regional supervisory agency reports in its Telegram channel.
Earlier, information spread on social networks that a child was attacked by dogs in Artyom; with reference to the words of the mother, it was stated that “the bite was serious.”
“The prosecutor's office… organized a check of information… that a dog bit a minor child on Mikhailovskaya Street in Artyom,” the message says.
The supervisory department added that the child’s mother did not contact the police or medical institutions, the prosecutor’s office will evaluate the work of the municipality and the measures taken in the field of catching and regulating the number of stray animals.
As they said in the municipality, a child was bitten by a non-stray dog. “The head of the department in charge of catching stray animals called a resident who said that (the child was bitten – ed.) by a neighbor’s dog, not a stray one,” said a representative of the Artyom mayor’s office.