18-month-old taken to QA Hospital after being bitten by a dog in Waterlooville

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AN 18-month-old child has been taken to hospital after being bitten by a dog in Waterlooville.

Police are investigating after being called to Tennyson Crescent just after 4.30pm today.

Police are investigating after a toddler was taken to hospital after being bitten by a dog

Police are investigating after a toddler was taken to hospital after being bitten by a dog

The child has been taken to hospital but police say they have not suffered ‘life-threatening injuries’.

A spokesman said: ‘Enquiries are on-going to establish the exact circumstances.’

A spokesman for South Central Ambulance Service said: ‘We were contacted by Hampshire Police Control Room at 4.32pm informing us that an 18-month-old child had been attacked by a neighbour’s dog at a property on Tennyson Crescent and requiring our support at the incident they were attending.

‘We sent an ambulance to the scene and the ambulance crew treated the child who had received injuries to their hand and they were then taken to the QA Hospital for further assessment and treatment.’