A four-year-old girl has died after being attacked by a dog in Milton Keynes. Officers were called by an ambulance service shortly after 5pm today after reports of a dog attacking a child in the back garden of a property in Broadlands, Netherfield.
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A four-year-old girl has died after reports of a dog attack, police have said. Officers were called by the ambulance service to a house in Milton Keynes shortly after 5pm on Tuesday.
It was quickly confirmed that the child had died at the property, in Broadlands in the Netherfield area of the city, said Thames Valley Police. The dog has since been humanely destroyed, and a heavy police presence remained at the scene overnight.
Officers said no one else was hurt in the attack, and no arrests have been made in the investigation. The child died at the scene and a dog has been destroyed, police confirmed.
Her family are being supported by specially trained officers.
4 Year Old Girl Killed Dog Attack
A four-year-old girl has died in a dog attack in Milton Keynes, police said.
Officers were called by the ambulance service just after 17:00 GMT on Tuesday to reports a dog had attacked a child in the back garden of a property in Broadlands in the Netherfield area of the Buckinghamshire city.
Shortly afterwards, it was confirmed a child had died at the property.
Girl dies in Dog Attack
Supt Matt Bullivant said: “This is an absolutely tragic incident, in which we believe that a child has been killed after being attacked by a dog.
Milton Keynes Dog Attack
Police have launched an investigation after a four-year-old girl died following a dog attack in Milton Keynes.
Officers were scrambled to the scene just after 5pm on Tuesday after a report that a dog had attacked a child in the back garden of a property in Broadlands, Netherfield.
Police said if people have any information about this incident which they think could help the investigation they should call 101, quoting reference number 20230131-1546.
Alternatively, people can make a report online, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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