Baby killed and another child seriously injured in dog attack
A baby boy has been killed and another young child left with life changing injuries after a dog attack in Essex.
The attack happened in Colchester, Essex, yesterday afternoon.
Essex Police said the dog attacked three people, including the two little boys.
Police said they were called an address in Harwich Road at 3.10pm on Thursday.
A woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries after the dog bit her.
Ch Insp Elliot Judge said: ‘This is a tragic incident that Essex police is investigating. Specially trained officers are providing support to the family at this difficult time.’
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