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Officials: Child in Texas reportedly trampled by loose cow

MARLIN, Texas — A child in Marlin, Texas, was reportedly trampled by a loose cow Tuesday, officials say.

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According to a news release from the Falls County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called out to Marlin, Texas, after reports that a child was trampled by a cow that was loose in the area.

According to KWTX, the deputies were called out to assist in catching the cow.

“Deputies, police, and some citizens made several attempts to get the cow, as it was very aggressive charging towards citizens and law enforcement,” FCSO said in the news release.

The cow was eventually cornered and roped in by cowboys on horseback, according to FCSO. No other injuries were reported.

FCSO said they are investigating the incident along with the Marlin Police Department.

No further information has been released, including an update on the child’s condition, according to KWTX.