Two arrested after teenage boy is attacked by dog

A boy and a man have been arrested after a teenage boy was bitten by a dog in Grantham on Saturday.

Lincolnshire Police said the incident happened in Tamar Court, Grantham, at about 16:30 BST.

The dog, thought to be a Staffordshire bull terrier cross, was being walked in the area.

The teenage boy was taken to hospital to receive medical treatment, but police said his injuries are not life threatening.

The police said a boy, 14, and man, 32, were arrested on suspicion of being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control causing injury.

The force said that the pair have been interviewed and bailed whilst they continue with their enquiries.

Lincolnshire Police added that the dog has been seized.

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