PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A young child has been hospitalized after being bitten by a dog in the face in Northeast Philadelphia.

The fire department tells CBS 3 a 2-year-old was bitten in the face at Lawndale Avenue and Faunce Street.

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The child  was transported to Torresdale Hospital.

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Police say the owner was not home at the time.

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It is unclear what type of breed the dog is or where the incident took place.