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Woodlawn family attacked by pit bull

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WOODLAWN (WSIL) -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says a family of four was attacked by a pit bull in Woodlawn.

It happened around noon on Wednesday near the 7500 block of Casablanca Rd in rural Woodlawn.

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Bullard says all four family members were transported to a Mt. Vernon hospital. Two family members were then airlifted to another hospital for treatment, with a 12-year-old girl being the most seriously injured.

Jefferson County Animal Control has taken possession of the dog. Stay with News 3 for the latest details as the investigation continues.

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