WHITE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - A child in White County died after being attacked by dogs on Friday.

The White County Sheriff's Department said it happened while the child had been visiting a home on Piker Road near Bradford.

Emergency responders took the boy to the hospital where he later died.

Deputies said the dogs are currently being held at the department and the dogs' owner is cooperating.

(Note: In the original posting of this story, THV incorrectly included a picture of dogs that were not associated with this story. We removed the photo as soon as we realized what happened and sincerely apologize for the mistake.)