Black Lab Bites Trick-Or-Treater in the Face

Authorities say a 12-year-old is recovering after he was attacked by a dog while trick-or-treating in northern New Jersey.

Police Chief Dennis Kane tells The Record the black Labrador mix bit the child's face at a house on Robinson Road in Closter, Bergen County, N.J. Thursday. Closter is located a short distance north of Manhattan.

Kane says the boy sustained deep lacerations.

The dog's vaccinations were current and the animal was left with its owners pending further investigation.

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