Girl mauled by dog at Coventry home  - The Coventry Observer

Girl mauled by dog at Coventry home 

Holly Clement 19th Jun, 2024   0

A SEVEN-month-old baby has died after being bitten by her pet dog at her Coventry home.

West Midlands Police were called to a home on Shorncliffe Road just after 3pm on Sunday (June, 16) , an ambulance and officers were there within minutes.

The baby girl had suffered serious injuries to her head and received treatment at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to hospital.

Tragically, she died a short time later.

The dog is not classed as a dangerous breed and was removed from the home and put down.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called to a medical emergency at a private address on Shorncliffe Road in Coventry at 3.01pm on Sunday.

“Two ambulances, a specialist paramedic, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

“On arrival, crews found a female patient, a child, who, following treatment, was taken to hospital via land ambulance.”

Officers said they are in early stages of an investigation and are continuing with enquiries.

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