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Woman arrested following dog bite incident in Havant

Officers investigating a serious injury dog bite incident, where a child has been left with life changing but not life threatening injuries, have arrested a woman


At around 6.35pm yesterday, Monday 8 August, police received a report that a 3-year-old girl had been bitten by a dog on Botley Drive, Havant.


The girl was taken to the Queen Alexandra hospital for treatment where she remains.


The dog, a Doberman, has been seized by police.


A 44-year-old woman from Havant has been arrested on suspicion of being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control causing injury.


She remains in custody at this time.