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Swindon toddler mauled by dogs in garden

Category: England

Published: 4th Jun 2012 07:26:17

A two-year-old boy is in hospital with serious facial injuries after an attack by two dogs in a Wiltshire back garden.

The boy was attacked on Sunday evening at an address in Swanage Walk, Swindon, said Wiltshire Police.

A 49-year-old man was also hurt in the attack and has a hand injury. Police said the dogs, which were believed to be Staffordshire bull terriers, had been seized.

The boy is being treated at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.

His parents are with him at the hospital.

No-one has been arrested in connection with the attack, said police.

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