UPDATE: Pit bull dragged 6-year-old girl during attack in Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- Authorities are investigating after a 6-year-old girl was bitten by a loose pit bull several times Monday.

Cleveland Police say it happened at 5:52 p.m. in the 400 block of Arbor Road.

The dog had jumped a fence before biting the girl and dragging her down a driveway, according to the police report.

The girl was taken to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital for treatment. The extent of her injuries was not reported.

Police say the dog was loose in its owner's driveway at the time of the incident. It was captured and impounded.

Two other dogs were taken from the same address for alleged illegal tethering.

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