Pet ferret attacks four-month-old infant in Grain Valley home

GRAIN VALLEY, Missouri - A family's pet ferret attacked a 4-month-old baby inside a Grain Valley home.

The attack occurred about 2:30 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of Young Street, according to a statement from the Grain Valley Police Department.

The police department went to the house to help emergency medical workers from the Central Jackson County Fire Department.

The ferret bit the infant on both hands and the infant lost seven fingers.  After the incident child's father killed the ferret.

The ferret's remains are being examined by a veterinarian and the Jackson County Prosecutor's office is reviewing the case and so far, no charges have been filed. 

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