Tayside and Central Scotland

Dog attacks 23-month-old boy in Kirriemuir

Police are investigating after a 23-month-old boy was attacked by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier in Kirriemuir.

The boy suffered facial injuries after being bitten by the black dog at Glamis Road at 13:00 on Wednesday.

He was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee for treatment.

Police are keen to trace a woman, understood to be in her 20s, with light brown or blonde hair, who was wearing a red top at the time of the incident.

Officers have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

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