Girl dies following dog attack in flat

A map of the area where the dog attack took place Credit: Google Maps

Police have confirmed they were called to a flat in the village of Mountsorrel near Loughborough to reports that a young girl had been attacked by a dog. The young girl died later in hospital in Nottingham.

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