VALLEJO (CBS SF) — A 3-year-old girl has been hospitalized after witnesses said she was bitten in the head by a neighbor’s pit bull on Thursday afternoon.

The attack took place on the 200 block of Louisiana Street around 5:45 p.m. Thursday.

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According to witnesses, the girl’s father pried the dog’s jaws off her daughter’s head. Paramedics took the girl to the hospital. People on the scene said the girl should recover.

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The pit bull was taken away by Animal Control officers. Authorities said Friday that the dog has been quarantined and a hearing will decide the pit bull’s fate.

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