SIKESTON -- A 4-year-old is recovering from being mauled by an American Bulldog over the weekend.
Around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a call from Missouri Delta Medical Center in reference to a child who was mauled. The boy's ear was ripped almost all the way off, he had a bite mark through his cheek, and several other bite marks on his face.
This morning, an investigation into the incident was underway with city's Code Enforcement.
No further information was available as of press time.