Stray dog bites five students at Yes Prep Middle School during recess

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

HOUSTON – A terrifying dog attack during school recess in southeast Houston has left a group of children scarred for life.

A stray pit bull managed to get past a chain link fence and onto the campus of Yes Prep school, Tuesday.

According to officials, the dog bit five seventh graders who were outside during recess.

“Apparently, a little boy was dragged through the field,” one student’s grandmother Maria Hinojosa said. “And then, the other four kids ran trying to protect him, and I think that’s how the other ones got injured.”

Officials say paramedics treated the injured students on the scene.

Teachers sprang into action to stop the dog until Animal Control could arrive.

Yes Prep Public Schools issued a statement about the dog attack which read in part:

“We will work with all authorities to prevent a similar incident from occurring in the future and wish our students a speedy recovery.”

Some say the neighborhood near the school has a real problem with dogs being dumped there.

The Houston Police Department has stepped in to investigate if the dog was provoked.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.



Food Truck Friday with Big 6 BBQ - Shannon LaNier

Weird wine creations - Adam Krueger and Hannah Trippett

$5K reward for the tiger - What would Adam do? - Watch!

"Moggy" - Adam Krueger makes up a new weather word!

Mystery Wire - Citizen Hearing on UFO Disclosure

Pairing wine with weather

Help your Neighbor

adam test 2

Houston Weather - Future Rain - Adam Krueger

Atlantic Hurricane Season - Adam Krueger

adam test

Grogan building supply

Houston Texans 2021 schedule

Houston Weather - Weekend forecast - Adam Krueger

Ohio to give $1 million to five vaccinated residents in weekly drawings

Houston Weather In One Minute - Star Harvey

Strengthen your home before a hurricane - Carrigan Chauvin

Personality Changes Due to Pandemic - Jane King

adam 6f

Houston Weather - Need Umbrellas, 10-day forecast - Star Harvey


More Featured



More Crime

Local Headlines

More Local

Don't Miss