Baby mauled 'upstairs while couple were downstairs'

The mother of a baby mauled to death by a dog was downstairs with her boyfriend at the time, police have said.

Chief Superintendent Chris Bithell of Lancashire Police called the incident "absolutely horrific" and said both suspects will be questioned by detectives today.

The baby was upstairs in a bed in one of the front bedrooms and the two people who are currently in custody, they were downstairs when the attack took place.

– Chief Superintendent Chris Bithell of Lancashire Police

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