By Geoffrey Croft
A 23-month-old boy was bitten by pit bull in a Brooklyn park according to police, NYC Park Advocates has learned.
The toddler was in a playground in Herbert Von King Park at Lafayette and Marcy Avenues when a leashed pit bull bit the child in the stomach causing a puncture wound.
The owner of the pit bull fled the scene.
EMS treated and transported the patient to Long Island College Hospital Pediatrics for a non-critical injury.
The incident occurred on Tuesday at approximately 12:10pm.