Girl, 6, seriously injured in dog attack
A six year old girl had to be airlifted to hospital in Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire, earlier this month after she was reportedly bitten in the face several times by a dog.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman told AOL online:
wounds to her face after reportedly being attacked by a dog.
“The girl, who was understandably upset, was given pain relief to help
ease her discomfort before ambulance staff assessed her
nasty wounds and carefully applied dressings.”
The young girl is in a serious but stable condition after receiving emergency care and surgery.
According to local police, the attack involved a Staffordshire bull terrier and occurred in the garden of the property to which the emergency services were called. A police spokesperson has stated, ‘The dog has been secured and will be taken to specialist kennels. Inquiries are ongoing.’
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