Girl rushed to hospital after being attacked by dogs in Greater Manchester - three people arrested
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Authorities have seized the four dogs involved in the incident and have been taken away by specialist partners, while the girl, who is aged six, is understood to be in a stable condition. Three people were in in custody after being arrested on suspicion of owning a dangerous dog and have since been bailed.
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As part of the investigation, a van has also been found in south Manchester and is being examined.
Shortly before 2.40pm on Sunday 26 March 2023, police were called to a report of a child who had suffered injuries caused by dogs at an address on Ackers Lane, Carrington.
The girl, aged six, was taken to hospital where she remains in a stable condition.
Four adult dogs were seized by officers on Sunday along with nine puppies, and they were taken away by specialist partners.
Detective Inspector Matthew Dixon, of GMP’s Trafford district, said: “This is a fluid investigation and so far we have recovered 17 dogs and made three arrests, as well as a vehicle of interest.
“However, the investigation is very much ongoing and anyone with information should contact police quoting log 1612-26/03/23.”
The force has referred itself to the IOPC.