Girl, 6, bitten by police dog in Manchester
3 September 2015
From the section Manchester
The girl is being treated at North Manchester General Hospital
A six-year-old girl was bitten by a police dog while officers were chasing a suspect.
She was attacked by the dog on Tuesday as police pursued a man who ran away after a stolen car crashed into a wall in Newton Heath, Manchester.
Her mother, Sarah Malone, said her daughter Phoebe was bitten on the legs and had “10 wounds”
The girl was taken to hospital. An internal investigation has begun, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said.
Mrs Malone said Phoebe was playing outside with friends when the incident occurred at about 19:55 BST.
Her son saw what happened from the window and shouted: “Mum, Phoebe’s been bitten by a police dog”, she added.
“I ran out and …read more
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