Girl, 7, gives homeless woman money, gets mauled by her dog in N.Y.

NEW YORK – A 7-year-old girl was mauled by a dog on the Upper West Side Thursday afternoon.

Police say when a mother handed her 7-year-old daughter a dollar bill to give to a homeless woman sitting on the sidewalk with her dog, the dog jumped up.

The child remained at the hospital Thursday night. Authorities say she is expected to be OK but will likely need extensive cosmetic surgery.


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