Rescuers remain at the site of a dog attack in Northwest Melbourne on Saturday

Boy, 11, rushed to the hospital with serious injuries to his face after being attacked by a dog at a Melbourne property – just days after an attack in which the man was killed, 61

  • The boy suffered facial injuries when bitten by dog ​​believed to be Doberman cross
  • Police investigating an attack that took place in a Carinlea house in Melbourne
  • Boy, 11, hurried to the hospital, where he is in a serious but stable state
  • Second dog attack in Melbourne in three days after a fatal attack this week

A boy was brought to the hospital with facial injuries after a cruel dog attack in northwest Melbourne.

Emergency services were called to a house in Cairnlea on Saturday at 3.20 pm after the news that an 11-year-old boy was bitten by a dog, presumably a Doberman cross.

He was taken to the Royal Children's & # 39; s Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Rescuers remain at the site of a dog attack in Northwest Melbourne on Saturday

Rescuers remain at the site of a dog attack in Northwest Melbourne on Saturday

It is clear that a full recovery is expected from the boy.

& # 39; Local rangers are present and will remove the dog that is temporarily secured in the rear garden & # 39 ;, a Victoria Police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia.

& # 39; The incident investigation continues.

A neighbor told me The Herald Sun. the dog was often aggressive.

Victoria Police investigates a dog attack in Cairnlea in which an 11-year-old boy was injured

Victoria Police investigates a dog attack in Cairnlea in which an 11-year-old boy was injured

Victoria Police investigates a dog attack in Cairnlea in which an 11-year-old boy was injured

& # 39; If I saw that dog half a meter away from me, I would be scared, & # 39; she said.

It is the second dog attack in Melbourne in three days, after an American staffordshire terrier killed the man-bound man Leo Biancofiore [61] and injured his wife in Mill Park on Wednesday evening.

The dog was owned by Mr. Biancofiore's son.

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