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Boy, 10, killed in dog attack – armed police destroy animal


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A 10-year-old-boy has been killed in a dog attack near Caerphilly in South Wales.

Armed police were sent to an address in Pentwyn, Penyrheol, this afternoon and confirmed a child had died at the scene.

The dog was destroyed by firearms officers and no other animals were involved.

Chief Superintendent Mark Hobrough said: “Officers will be making further enquiries at this time and will remain at the scene as the investigation progresses.

“It is possible that you may see ongoing police activity in Caerphilly as part of this work.

“You may have also seen an increased presence earlier today while officers were attending the incident, but please do not be alarmed.

“If you have concerns or information then please do stop and talk with us.”

 Sky News

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