SAVANNAH - Authorities say no criminal charges will be filed after two dogs attacked children on a Savannah playground last month.
Savannah-Chatham police say investigators gave their findings to the District Attorney's Office and were told that no Georgia statutes apply to the case.
Detective Kenneth Whitcomb told the Savannah Morning News a veterinarian who inspected the two pit bulls after the attack found no evidence of abuse or aggression.
Authorities say one dog bit 7-year-old Javon Roberson's face with such ferocity that bystanders had to use bricks to beat the animal unconscious to release its jaws from the child's head. Authorities say the other dog went after other children who tried to escape by climbing up a slide.
Authorities said Javon has undergone several surgeries to repair damage to his face.