Advertisement

2 children, adult injured after being attacked by family dog in Aurora

2 children, adult injured after being attacked by family dog in Aurora home
WATCH ABOVE: Video shows York Regional Police investigating at the home on Vines Place in Aurora where two children and an adult were injured after being bit by a family dog.

York Regional Police say a family dog bit two young children and an adult inside an Aurora, Ont., home on Thursday.

Emergency crews were called to a residence on Vines Place, in the Bayview Avenue and Vandorf Sideroad area, at around 8:41 p.m.

Police said two children under the age of 13 and a parent were taken to hospital with dog bite wounds, but it is unknown how serious their injuries are.

READ MORE: Fire breaks out at home under construction in Aurora

Two other men were also in the home at the time of the incident but were not injured.

Investigators said the dog was deceased when officers arrived. Police said the OSPCA is looking into the death of the animal.

Story continues below advertisement

It is unknown what led up to the incident. Police said nothing appears to be criminal in nature at this time.

Investigators did not reveal the breed of the dog.

A photo of police at the scene in Aurora, Ont.
A photo of police at the scene in Aurora, Ont. Adam Dabrowski / Global News