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Boy, 12, treated for serious injuries following Dundee dog attack

Westcroft place, Dundee
Image caption The boy was attacked by the dog at a house in Westcroft Place in the Mid Craigie area of Dundee

A 12-year-old boy has been treated in hospital in Dundee after suffering "serious" wounds to his leg in a dog attack.

Police were called to a house in Westcroft Place in the Mid Craigie area of the city at 20:20 on Tuesday following an incident involving a Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

The boy was taken to Ninewells Hospital and treated for a serious bite.

A 39-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the incident.

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