Children, aged five and seven, taken to hospital after being attacked by a Malinois dog in Doncaster

Police were called at around 4pm yesterday (Tuesday, May 24) following reports that a dog had bitten two children who had been walking along Carr View Avenue, Doncaster, with their mother.

Thursday, 26th May 2022, 10:39 am

Officers attended and the two children, aged five and seven, were taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

The dog, a Malinois type, has been seized and a 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a Dangerous Dogs Act offence.

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An example of a Malinois dog which attacked two children

The suspect has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

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