Girl seriously injured in dog attack at playground still in hospital

Girl seriously injured in dog attack at playground still in hospital

Girl seriously injured in dog attack at playground still in hospital

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A little girl savaged by a dog outside a Christchurch play area remains in hospital receiving treatment for serious injuries.

The nine-year-old suffered ankle injuries and is believed to have had a skin graft at Salisbury Hospital.

She was attacked by an english bull terrier-type dog near the Quantock Court Play-ground in Hunt Road, Somerford, at 8.15pm on Monday this week.

The dog, believed to be owned by Paige Robertson and called Dylan, was destroyed following the terrifying incident.

A spokesman for Dorset Police confirmed the young victim is still in hospital.

The dog owner, a 20-year-old woman, has been reported for owning a dog dangerously out of control and police inquiries are continuing.

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5:29pm Fri 20 Jun 14

lksje43 says...

I feel so sorry for what has happened to her and hopes she makes a good recovery and is home with her family very soon. My thoughts are with her parents through what must be a terribly worrying time x
I feel so sorry for what has happened to her and hopes she makes a good recovery and is home with her family very soon. My thoughts are with her parents through what must be a terribly worrying time x lksje43
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7:44pm Fri 20 Jun 14

sam.sprinks says...

It is never the dogs' fault it only behaves how the owner trains it or not trains it. So putting the DOG to sleep isn't fair.
It is never the dogs' fault it only behaves how the owner trains it or not trains it. So putting the DOG to sleep isn't fair. sam.sprinks
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