York & North Yorkshire

Boy, 11, bitten in face by dog in Robin Hood's Bay

CCTV image of two men walking along a street, one holding a lead with a dog Image copyright North Yorkshire Police
Image caption Police want to speak to two men about the attack

A boy suffered "significant" injuries when he was bitten in the face by a dog.

The 11-year-old was attacked by a brown boxer dog in Robin Hood's Bay, near Whitby, North Yorkshire.

He had to have plastic surgery following the attack outside a fish and chip shop on Albion Road at about 18:10 BST on Thursday.

The boy, who is from South Yorkshire, was taken to Scarborough Hospital before being transferred to York.

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North Yorkshire Police want to speak to two men and have released CCTV images in a bid to identify them.

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