KAKARIKO, Kenya — A young boy was attacked by a chicken while he was sleeping at his home in the Kakariko district of northern Kenya on Monday, according to local media reports.
Kakariko police spokesperson, Dr. Richard Chidani, said a male chicken was attacked in the street, injuring the boy and causing his eye to bleed.
Chidani said the boy had been staying at his family’s home for two days when he was attacked, but was able to catch up on his sleep.
The boy has undergone surgery at the hospital and is recovering, according, Chidae.
On Tuesday, police arrested the boy for aggravated assault.
Police are searching for the suspect, who was not immediately identified.