10-year-old dies after dog attack at Cornwall caravan park

Tencreek

Saturday, April 13, 2019

A 10-year-old boy has died after being attacked by a dog at a caravan park in Cornwall.

The boy, who has not been named, was found dead by police at the scene following the attack by the dog, which has been described as a "bulldog-type breed".

Police say a 28-year-old woman is in police custody in relation to the attack at the the Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe, Cornwall, at about 5am on Saturday.

Devon and Cornwall Police launched a search for the woman dog owner and her pet following the incident, eventually arresting her in Saltash in south-east Cornwall just after 8am this morning.

The woman is being held in custody on suspicion of having a dog dangerously out of control and manslaughter.

The dog was also found and has been transferred to kennels.

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