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Kent Police investigate dog bite on schoolboy in School Avenue in Gillingham

25 June 2014
by Lynn Cox

Police are investigating after a schoolboy was bitten on his side by a dog.

Officers say they are looking into a report of a dog being dangerously out of control after the 11-year-old boy suffered a puncture wound during the attack.

The incident happened in School Avenue, Gillingham, at about 3.20pm on Thursday, June 19.

Police are investigating a dog bite in Gillingham. Picture Library image

Police are investigating a dog bite in Gillingham. Picture: Library image

One person who lives in the street, but did not want to be named, said: "It attacked the little boy and drew blood."

A police spokesman said: "Kent Police is investigating a report of a dog dangerously out of control in a public place.

"It is reported that an 11-year-old boy was bitten on the side by a dog in School Avenue, Gillingham, sustaining a puncture wound.

"Officers are making enquiries to establish the circumstances around the incident and who owns the dog."

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