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Baby in critical condition after dog attack

Police were called to an address in Hawick in the Scottish Borders on Thursday afternoon.

Officers remain at the scene in Hawick (David Cheskin/PA)
Officers remain at the scene in Hawick (David Cheskin/PA)

A baby is in a critical condition in hospital after being attacked by a dog.

Police were called to an address in Hawick in the Scottish Borders at 4.35pm on Thursday.

The boy was taken to hospital and officers remain at the scene.

A police spokesman said: “About 4.35pm on Thursday April 11 2019, emergency services were called to an address in Hawick after a report of a baby being attacked by a dog.

“A baby boy has been taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

“Officers remain in attendance and inquiries are ongoing.”

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