COLTON (CBSLA.com) — A two-year-old boy was killed Monday in a dog attack in Colton.
Police said they were called to the home around 5:30p.m. on reports of a dog attack in the 700 block of west Citrus Ave.
According to a family friend who did not want to be identified, the two-year-old boy reportedly climbed out of a window of the family’s home and was mauled by multiple dogs, described as Pit Bull mixes.
“His face was all eaten up, he was eaten from the face, he had no clothes,” said a woman who said the child was like family and was babysat at her home twice a week.
The boy was transported to Arrowhead Medical Center but passed away from his injuries.
Animal Control was called to the scene to take custody of five dogs.
Police said two people could be facing child endangerment charges but declined to name the suspects or describe their relationship to the victim.