A boy suffers ‘serious injuries’ after being attacked by a dog at a residential property
Police and air ambulance were called to a house in Bentley in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire where a 12-year-old boy sustained injuries to his face, back, chest and legs.
A boy has been “seriously injured” after being shaken by a dog in a city suburb.
Police and air ambulance were dispatched to Bentley in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire at around 2pm this afternoon to report a dog attack.
A 12-year-old boy sustained injuries to his face, back, chest and legs, I mentioned the stoke guard.
Meanwhile, a man in his twenties sustained injuries to both of his legs.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Police were called at 2pm this afternoon to reports that a child was seriously injured after being bitten by a dog in Bentley.
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“Officers attended the property on Dawlish Drive where a 12-year-old boy sustained injuries to his face, back, chest and legs.
A man in his twenties also sustained injuries to his legs.
The boy was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital by ambulance.
The West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed that an air ambulance had been dispatched to the area.
A spokesperson said: “We were called at 1.56pm for an emergency at a private residential property in Bentley.
“We dispatched one Ambulance, a Paramedic and a Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT Trauma Doctor and an onboard critical care paramedic to the scene.
Upon arrival, the crews of the plane found a seriously injured patient who was transported by a land ambulance to the hospital. Another patient with less serious injuries was discharged from the scene.
The current status of the boy is currently unknown.
More to track.