Toddler attacked by family dog in Cumbria

A two-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being attacked by a family dog in Cumbria.

Police said the child suffered facial injuries during the incident at an address on Gilbert Road, Cummersdale, near Carlisle at around 2:40pm. He has since undergone surgery at the Cumberland Infirmary.

The dog has been placed in kennels pending a joint investigation with social services, Cumbria Police said.

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Toddler attacked by family dog

A two-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being attacked by a family dog in Cumbria