Police: 'Dog that bit baby was a small family pet'

Inspector Helen Thomas, of West Mercia Police, has told the Shropshire Star: "There was an incident involving a dog and a baby, where the baby was bitten.

"It was not a dangerous dog. It was a small dog and a family pet. We will know more following the post mortem.”

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Baby died from dog bite to head

A week-old baby who was killed after being bitten by a dog in Telford in Shropshire died from a "significant" head injury.