Boy, 11, needs plastic surgery to facial injuries after dog attack

21 Aug 2017 @ 2.56 pm
| Crime, News
Police have issued three CCTV images of the men they want to talk to

An 11-year-old boy was taken to York Hospital needing plastic surgery after a horrific dog attack.

The boy was hurt during a visit to Robin Hood’s Bay on Thursday (August 17).

He was bitten by a brindle-coloured boxer dog outside the fish and chip shop on Albion Road just after 6.10pm.

Significant injuries

The boy, who is from the South Yorkshire area, was taken to Scarborough Hospital by road ambulance before being transferred to York.

He suffered significant facial injuries which required plastic surgery.

Police are appealing to the public to help identify the men in the CCTV images.

Anyone who has any information that could officers with the investigation is asked to contact police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC1326 Neil Cholmondeley
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email PC Neil Cholmondeley here
Quote reference number 12170146318