Toddler attacked by family dog

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

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Dog attack victim to be released from hospital

The attack happened at at address on Gilbert Road in Cummersdale, near Carlisle on Wednesday Credit: ITV

A two year-old boy who suffered facial injuries after being attacked by the family's pet Lurcher is set to be released from hospital.

The toddler, who hasn't been named, was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary yesterday afternoon. He suffered serious wounds to his face but is said to be recovering well. He is expected to leave hospital later today.

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