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UPDATE: Shepherd mix attacked Tyler boy

UPDATE: KLTV has learned from the animal shelter where the dog is being quarantined, that the dog that bit a little boy yesterday afternoon was a Shepherd mix. At the time of the incident, the dogs breed was not known.

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Animal control officers and Tyler Police are on the scene of a dog attack.

Officers were called to the 1400 block of Moore Avenue just after 5 pm.

We're told the attack happened in a backyard.

Officers say a little boy was bitten by a dog, and was transported to ETMC to be treated for "deep puncture wounds."

The dog will be quarantined for 10 days. The dog's breed is unknown.

The owner has been cited for "inability to provide proof of rabies vaccine."

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