Girl, 6, injured in Tameside dog attack

Gair Street
Image caption The girl was injured in Gair Street on Christmas Day

A six-year-old girl's lip was severed when she was bitten by a dog in Greater Manchester on Christmas Day.

The girl was attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrier in Gair Street, in Flowery Field, Tameside, at about 18:00 GMT, police said.

She is still receiving hospital treatment for serious facial injuries.

A 70-year-old man has been bailed until 5 February after being arrested on suspicion of being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control in public.

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