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Thanet: Child flown to hospital after being ‘bitten in face by dog’ in Ramsgate

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Original article from Kent Live

A child has been flown to hospital for treatment after reportedly being bitten by a dog in Thanet.

Kent Police say the they were called to Whitehall Road in Ramsgate shortly before 8:40am on Friday morning (September 3)

The air ambulance also attended the scene and the hospital was flown to hospital for treatment for injuries to their face.

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Police officers remain at the scene and enquiries are ongoing

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KentLive has contacted the air ambulance for a statement on the incident.

Whitehall Road lies just off the A254 Margate Road.

The full statement from the police said: "Kent Police was called at 8.39am on Friday 3 September to reports a child had been bitten by a dog in Whitehall Road, Ramsgate.

The child was taken to hospital for treatment

"The child has been taken to hospital via air ambulance to be treated for injuries to their face."

Officers are at the scene and enquiries are on going."

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