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Child airlifted after being attacked by dog in Evergreen

Photo of the dog accused of attacking a child in Evergreen. (Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

Photo of the dog accused of attacking a child in Evergreen on March 4, 2014. (Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

EVERGREEN, Colo. — A child was airlifted after being attacked by a dog in Evergreen on Tuesday afternoon, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.

According to the sheriff’s office, which confirmed the incident in a tweet around 12:45 p.m., the child was attacked in the 4700 block of Pine Road, which is just south of Evergreen Lake and just east of Evergreen Golf Course.

The child was also reportedly airlifted away from the scene of the attack, according to the tweet. The condition of the child, however, was not know as of early Tuesday afternoon.