Posted: Apr 8, 2010 12:48 PM
Updated: Apr 8, 2010 12:48 PM
Two large dogs in Southern California chewed off a 6-month-old's testicles after his mother left the baby alone strapped in a baby carrier on the floor.
It happened Saturday in Murrieta where police there say the 22-year-old mother was at a friend's apartment in Riverside County and had left the room. The mother and friend then heard the child screaming.
"The diaper was ripped off and the boy was bitten on the scrotum," Sgt. Bob Landwehr said. "Once they heard the baby scream, they came to the child's rescue." Police and child protective services are investigating, but no charges have been filed The baby is hospitalized in unknown condition. The owner of the dogs, a pitbull and a pitbull mix signed a release to allow them to be euthanized.