Boise & Garden City

Police: Two children suffered bite wounds in a dog attack in Boise

Two children were injured in the face after a dog attack in Veterans Memorial Park Thursday, according to Boise Police Department.

The call reporting a dog attack came in around 5:40 p.m. Officers spoke to witnesses in the park who described a man and his off-leash dog, according to Boise Police.

Later officers found a woman and her two young children, both under 6 years old, at the hospital getting treated for bites. They each had been bitten at least once on their head or face, according to Boise Police.

Police are still investigating the incident, but it has been passed on to animal control officers, according to Boise Police.