Boy, 6, bit by dog in Cocoa

- A 6-year-old is at Arnold Palmer hospital in stable condition Sunday night, recovering from a dog bite.

Brevard County Fire Rescue officials said via Twitter that the child was bitten in the head by a dog in Cocoa at around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Fox 35 was there as Brevard County Sheriff's animal services was on scene. The people inside the home where the incident happened offered no comment to Fox 35.

A woman who says she is a cousin of the child says the 6-year-old was invited to a neighbor's house to play with children on a trampoline at the home.

The cousin said the dog attacked the child, and she watched as the child was put on a stretcher with his head wrapped up.

Brevard County Fire Rescue tweeted they have no information on the type of dog, but neighbors and several of the child's family members say the dog is a pit bull.

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