PENN HILLS (KDKA) — A dog bite sent a child to the hospital.

Penn Hills Police say a little girl was bitten in the face by a dog Monday afternoon at a home in the 200-block of Universal Road.

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According to police, the girl’s grandmother put the dog in the basement behind a gate. The girl was bitten when she opened the gate.

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She suffered bites to her right check and lower lip and was taken to Children’s Hospital.

There is no word on her condition.

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