Two children and adult suffer ‘significant facial injuries’ after Stevenage dog attack

PUBLISHED: 14:42 10 August 2020 | UPDATED: 17:11 10 August 2020

Three victims have been hospitalised after a dog attack in Stevenage this afternoon. Picture: Archant

Three victims have been hospitalised after a dog attack in Stevenage this afternoon. Picture: Archant

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Three people, including two children, have suffered “significant” injuries after a dog attack in Stevenage this afternoon.

A 25–year–old woman and two children, aged four and two, were injured by a pair of dogs in Newcastle Close, Great Ashby, at around 12.33pm today.

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The ambulance service attended and confirmed all three victims are currently in hospital having suffered “significant facial injuries”.

The 25–year–old will require a skin graft for her forehead, while the two-year-old boy has suffered a fractured skull.

Two dogs, both Rottweilers, have been seized by police and officers remain at the scene at this time.


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