Toddler in Oxford Dog Attack

A 21-month-old boy has undergone minor surgery at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital after he and his mother were attacked by two dogs.

At around midday on Saturday (24th March), the pair were walking in Horspath Road when they were approached and attacked by two dogs without leads or any owner with them.

The boy was bitten on his right leg and had to be have minor surgery.

Police found and took charge of the dogs in the interest of public safety, and will keep them until their investigation is complete.

PC Eleanor Batty, of Cowley police station, said:

"I would like to reassure the public that we have seized the dogs believed to be responsible for causing these injuries and I ask that anyone else who may have witnessed anything contact police in order to assist us with our investigation.

"I would like to speak to anyone who may have in the area of Hospath Road or Brasenose Driftway between 11.30am and midday on 24 March or have witnessed the dogs in the area."

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