Boy (6) suffers facial injuries after ‘dog attack’

Police Scotland
Police Scotland

A six-year-old boy was taken to hospital with facial injuries after allegedly being bitten by a dog in Viewpark.

The incident unfolded on Old Edinburgh Road around 12.40pm on Thursday (January 29).

A police spokesman said: “A 24-year-old Carluke woman will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal after her dog, while untethered, allegedly bit a six-year-old child on the face near the community centre on Old Edinburgh Road.

“The child attended a nearby hospital to receive treatment to his facial injuries.”