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A three-month old baby was attacked by a Pit Bull in North Tonawanda New York this afternoon. The child is undergoing emergency surgery at Buffalo's Women and Children's Hospital. The baby suffered life-threatening injuries and is still in emergency surgery. The attack happened at 1pm at the family home in the Riverview area of North Tonawanda. The City of Tonawanda Police Department has not released the location of the attack or the name of the victim. Detectives say the family pet, a 6-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier (which is in the pit bull family) attacked the baby. An adult was home at the time and called 911. It took two SPCA officers to restrain the dog. That dog is now in their custody, along with the other family dog, which is a pit bull. The Erie County SPCA said the owner has not signed over custody of the dogs so they are just acting as a holding facility for the police at this point. They could put the animal down at the direction of the police or the courts. At this point we're not sure if both animals would be destroyed or if just the attacking dog would be put down. Also unclear at this hour is if the Staffordshire was vaccinated for rabies. By Jenny Rizzo
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