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Girl in hospital after dog attack

Officers believe it's an XL Bully

An investigation is underway after a suspected XL Bully dog attack in Cornwall.

Police were called by the ambulance service at around 7.10 pm on Saturday 13 April to a property in Lowenek Close, Falmouth.

It was reported that a child had been bitten by a dog, causing serious injuries.

The girl was taken to Treliske Hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries. Her next of kin attended hospital with her. 

Officers attended the scene and seized the dog, which is believed to be an XL Bully.

Anyone with information is being urged to phone 101, quoting 827 of 13/4/24.

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