Dallas resident arrested, charged with felony after dog attacks child

The Dallas Police Department has arrested a Dallas resident after a dog attack earlier this afternoon.

At 3:16pm this afternoon, emergency responders were called to an apartment complex at 3440 Timberglen Road after a child was bit by a dog. Officials say the 6-year-old boy was getting off the bus when he was attacked by a dog.

Police say the owner failed to secure the dog, resulting in the dog exiting the apartment and biting the child.

Dallas Fire Rescue transported the child to a local hospital with serious bodily injury. He is reported to be in stable condition at this time.

The dog owner was arrested and charged with Felony 3 Attack by Dangerous Dog Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.

The incident remains under investigation.