Dogs Seriously Injures Ten Year Old Boy

A 20 year old man's been charged after a boy was attacked by two dogs at the weekend.

A 20-year-old man has been charged after a 10-year-old boy was attacked by a bull dog in Norwich yesterday, Sunday 3 July.

Officers from Norfolk Constabulary were called to Goldsmith Street shortly before 3pm following reports a child had been attacked by two dogs in the street.

Police arrived on scene to find a boy had suffered serious injuries to his right arm and two dogs, a Staffordshire terrier and bull dog, were initially seized by police.

The boy was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Nathan Atkins, of Goldsmith Street, Norwich, has been charged with allowing a dog to be dangerously out of control in a public place and cause injury.

Atkins will appear at Norwich Magistrates Court on Tuesday 19 July.

A 44-year-old woman arrested in connection with the incident has been released without charge and the second dog, a Staffordshire terrier, which belonged to the woman, has been returned.