Des Moines Girl Recovering After Dog Attack

A dog bit a five-year-old girl in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A five-year-old girl is recovering from a dog attack in Des Moines.

The incident occurred around 6 p.m. on Tuesday along East 17th Street. The dog was apparently running through the neighborhood and bit the little girl on the cheek and shoulder.

Animal Control officers seized the dog.