Police yet to seize dog following attack on 6-year-old

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A pit bull remains with its owner after attacking a child in Waterbury.

According to Alexus DeLeon’s mother, Lisandra, her 6-year-old daughter was attacked by a neighbor’s dog in the hallway of their apartment building over the weekend.

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Lisandra tells News 8 the owner of that dog took it back inside an apartment and no one answered the door when police arrived.

DeLeon has hired a lawyer who says the dog still has not been seized by police.