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Residents of Wellesborne Place, Norris Green in the UK heard a piercing scream as the dog lunged at the boy Saturday night of 13 August.
Traumatic encounter of 4 year old child was seriously injured after being brutally mutilated by a BullmastiffFor which he had to be transferred to the hospital with very serious injuries.
The boy, whose name was not released, was apparently on his way to a friend’s house when he was attacked.
A neighbor in the middle of the attack witnessed the attack and managed to get the boy away from the dog, however, the minor’s injuries were already serious.
According to local media, This is not the first dog attack on Wellesborne Place in recent years. In December 2016, a five-year-old girl was murdered at a relative’s house, with injuries to her head, neck and hands.
After the attack heAuthorities seized the dog and arrested a 31-year-old woman from Norris Green. under suspicion of being in possession of a dangerously out of control dog
Detective Inspector Chris Hewitt said: “The incident resulted in serious injuries to the face and head of a young child, and will be an extremely worrying incident for all who may have witnessed it.”
He added: “I want to congratulate the neighbor whose quick and selfless thinking and actions may have saved the life of this child who suffered life-changing injuries,” he said.
The investigation into the circumstances of the incident is still on.
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