A baby boy has died and another child has been seriously injured after they were attacked by a dog.

Essex Police is investigating the incident. IMAGE: Fotolia/Brian Jackson.

Emergency services were called to an address in Harwich Road, Colchester at 3:10pm on Thursday 13 October.

Life-changing injuries

The boy who was wounded was left with “life-changing injuries”, Essex Police said.

A woman was also taken to hospital with minor injuries after being bitten by the dog, whose breed is unknown.

Tragic incident

Chief inspector Elliot Judge said: “This is a tragic incident that Essex Police is investigating.

“Specially trained officers are providing support to the family at this difficult time.”

Officers removed the dog from the property after the incident.

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