Dog stabbed to death in Harpurhey after mauling boy, 14

A dog has been stabbed to death after it mauled a boy and bit a woman in Manchester.

Police were called to reports of an aggressive dog in Watfield Walk, Harpurhey about 14:25 GMT.

Officers said the 14-year-old boy suffered serious injuries to his arm and was taken to hospital. The woman was bitten on her hand.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said the dog was dead when police arrived at the scene.

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