By Seth Daniel
Two children are recovering from injuries sustained when a pit bull visiting from Revere escaped from a basement and attacked the two, causing serious injuries to the ear of a 3-year-old.
According to police, around 2 p.m. on Saturday officers, Everett Fire and Cataldo Ambulance were dispatched to Windsor Street for a potential dog bit.
Upon arrival, it was discovered that a pit bull from Revere had escaped from a cellar and attacked two children. The 3-year-old was transported from the scene to Mass General with serious injuries to his left ear and forehead. An 8-year-old was transported to Mass General with scratches above his eye.
Their condition wasn’t available at press time.
Everett Animal Control Officer Stacia Gorgone arrived on scene and transported the dog to its home in Revere. The dog is under mandatory quarantine for two weeks and the Revere Animal Control Officer has been notified.