Baby rushed to hospital ‘after being bitten in face by dog’ as man arrested
A baby boy was rushed to hospital with serious facial injuries after being bitten by a dog, Northamptonshire Police have said.
The one-year-old tot was attacked on Saturday, April 24, in Kettering before police quickly arrived on the scene, NorthantsLive reports.
Officers were able to give first aid before the youngster was taken to Kettering General Hospital with a parent.
A man, 27 and from Kettering, has been arrested in connection with the incident and released under investigation.
The dog has been removed from its owner while an investigation is carried out, Northamptonshire Police said.
"Officers attended an incident on April 24 in Kettering after a young child had been bitten by a dog," a force spokesperson said.
"The child sustained facial injuries, which required medical treatment. This was an isolated incident.
"The dog has been removed from the owner as a precaution while investigations into this incident continue.
"A 27-year-old man from Kettering has been arrested in connection with this incident and released under investigation pending further enquiries."
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