Pit bull that attacked Boynton Beach girl has been euthanized

The pit bull that  attacked a 4-year-old girl in Boynton Beach has been put down.

Police say the child suffered cuts and scratches on her left side, finger and ankle and was treated at Bethesda Memorial Hospital.

Officers say the dog got out through an open gate Tuesday at a home on Northwest 3rd Street and attacked the girl in her yard.

The owner surrendered the dog before it was euthanized.  

Results of a rabies test have not yet been disclosed