BOY DIES AFTER DOG ATTACK AT HOLIDAY PARK IN LOOE


A nine-year-old boy has died following a dog attack at a holiday park in Cornwall.

Police were called to a caravan at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe just before 5am on Saturday morning, following reports of a boy in an unresponsive state after being attacked by a dog, believed to be a bulldog-type breed.

Emergency services attended but tragically the child was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The boy’s next of kin are aware and are being supported by police officers.

Following this incident, searches were undertaken to locate the dog and its owner.

Police arrested a 28-year-old woman in Saltash just after 8am this morning in connection to this matter.

The dog was also located which has since been transferred to kennels.

Enquiries continue into this incident.

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