Boy, 6, suffers “life-changing” injuries after being mauled by a dog when police confiscated an American Staffordshire terrier
A CHILD has suffered “potentially life-changing” injuries after being mauled by an American Staffordshire terrier in South Yorkshire.
On May 11, emergency services attacked Highfields, Doncaster, after a child was reportedly attacked by a dog.
A six-year-old boy was rushed to hospital from the scene of the South Street accident.
Police say the injuries he sustained were potentially “life-changing.”
A man in his 40s was also taken to hospital with minor injuries after the 7.15pm scare.
Officers at the scene confiscated an American Staffy Terrier dog from a property on the street, which has since been euthanized.
No one has been arrested in connection with the incident but South Yorkshire Police say they are continuing their investigation.
Anyone with information that might help should call 101, quoting the May 11 incident number, 900.
You can also contact the force through a live chat or an online portal that can be accessed Here.