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Dog leaps fence; attacks toddler

A dog jumped a fence and bit a toddler on Chestnut Street in West End Cloquet on Wednesday, June 24. According to the Cloquet police report on the incident, the dog jumped a 6-foot-high fence at approximately 11:38 that morning and went after a 2-year-old boy, clamping down on his shoulder. Initially police did not think the bite broke the skin, but the family reported that they took the child to the emergency room and found the dog had caused punctures.

The dog owner was notified they would be receiving a dangerous-dog notice, according to the CPD report.

A “potentially dangerous dog” notice...

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