Police statement on dog attack in Bootle

Police statement on dog attack in Bootle

Emergency services were called to reports that a baby had been attacked by a dog in Marian Gardens in Bootle today (Sunday 7 February).

At around 1.25pm police received reports that a 17 month old baby boy was bitten on the leg by a dog.

The baby has been taken to hospital by air ambulance to be treated for a non-life threatening leg injury.

The dog has been seized and its owner will be questioned by police.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact @MerPolCC on Twitter, ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook, call 101 or the independent charity @CrimestoppersUK anonymously, on 0800 555 111, with reference 21000082136.

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