12/08/2019

Dog Attack Leaves Young Boy In Hospital

A young boy is receiving treatment in hospital after he was attacked by a dog in County Tyrone.

Police said the incident happened in the village of Sion Mills on Sunday 11 August.

The youngster was left shaken by the dog attack, which is understood to have been the second in the area in just two weeks.

The dog warden has been informed.
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An officer for PSNI Strabane issued a reminder for dog owners to be responsible when it comes to their pet. A statement released on Facebook read: "Dog owners have a responsibility to keep their dog under control when out and about and please bear in mind that not everyone appreciates the attention of the canine species even in friendly circumstances."



(JG/CM)

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