4 year old attacked by dog in Corby

A little girl has been left with puncture wounds after being bit on the face by a dog - thought to be a boxer.

It happened on Wednesday when she tried to stroke the dog who was tied to a railing outside a sandwich shop on Corporation Street.

Police say the dog is believed to be a Boxer dog or a Staffordshire bull terrier, ginger and white in colour.

The person who took the dog away is described as White male.

Police are now appealing for witnesses.