According to Martinique 1 ere, the incident occurred at around 2:30 pm on Saturday, January 7, 2017, at the child’s home.
The child was rushed to hospital and was due to undergo surgery, it was reported.
The Amstaff is described as a medium-sized, short-coated American dog breed, one of several breeds commonly known as pit bulls.
It is considered dangerous and is classified as such in France.
As a result, anyone who owns such a dog must apply for a permit.
In addition, on public roads the dog must be muzzled and kept on a leash.