Baby rushed to hospital with facial injuries after being bitten by dog in Kettering
Police have arrested a 27-year-old man and removed the dog from its owner as a precaution
A baby was rushed to hospital with serious facial injuries after being bitten by a dog in Kettering on Saturday.
Police have confirmed few details about the incident, which happened just after 2pm, but said that a 27-year-old man has been arrested and the dog has been removed from its owner while investigations continue.
Officers from the Northamptonshire Police Interceptor team were first on the scene and able to provide first aid before taking the tot and mother to hospital.
A Force spokesman said: "Officers attended an incident on April 24 in Kettering after a young child had been bitten by a dog.
"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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