Police search for dog in Scunthorpe after 4 year old bitten

Police in Scunthorpe are searching for a dog which is believed to have bitten a 4 year old girl.

She was treated for puncture wounds to her face in hospital said to be significant but not life threatening.

The alleged attack took place at a house on Warley Road on New Years Eve.

The dog, thought to be a Staffordshire bull terrier or similar, was taken away shortly afterwards and police have been unable to trace the animal or its owner.        

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