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PROGRESS VILLAGE, Florida - An 8-year-old girl is back home after she was attacked by a dog over the weekend.

Paramedics fromHillsborough County Fire Rescueresponded to a report of a dogattacking the child at 3210 Lancaster Lane in Progress Village around 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

They saythe girl suffered serious injuries from the attack and had to be rushedto a trauma center.

Hillsborough County Animal Control was called to the scene to investigate. The dog, identified as amaleAmerican Staffordshire Terrier, was taken away be animal control.

No one else was hurt, and authorities are continuing their investigation.

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