Man and woman charged after schoolgirl mauled by dog

The nine-year-old was taken to Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Children with serious injuries.

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A seriously injured schoolgirl is in hospital after being attacked by a dog in Glasgow.

The nine-year-old was bitten on Lenzie Terrace in Springburn around 9.05am on Wednesday.

She was taken to the city’s Royal Hospital for Children for treatment after suffering serious injuries.

Police have charged two 25-year-olds, a man and a woman, in connection with the incident as well as seizing a dog.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 9.05am on Wednesday, June 9, we received a report of a nine-year-old girl having been bitten by a dog on Lenzie Terrace in Springburn.

“Officers attended and a 25-year-old man and 25-year-old woman were charged in connection and the dog was seized.

“The girl was taken to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow for treatment for serious injuries.”