Six-year-old boy grievously injured after he was attacked and bitten by dog

A six-year-old boy was grievously injured after he was attacked and bitten by a dog yesterday afternoon.

The accident happened at around 3.45pm in the Family Park in Triq Sant’Antnin, Marsascala.

Paramedics were called and the boy was taken to Mater Dei for treatment.

Later on he was certified to have sustained grievous injuries.

Police investigations are ongoing.