Toddler mauled by dog while walking in West Philadelphia: police

Scary moments in West Philadelphia when a dog attack sent a 3-year-old boy to the hospital Tuesday evening.

Witnesses and the boy's mom told police he was walking near his home on 57th Street when a Rottweiler on a porch came after him.

The unprovoked attack left the 3-year-old with multiple bites on the arm.


He was taken to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he is said to be in stable condition.

Police say the dog was left unattended with no leash, fence or gate. It was taken by animal control.