Police have named a three-year-old boy killed in a canine assault.
Daniel John Twigg was taken to hospital after ambulance employees had been referred to as to a property in Milnrow, Rochdale, on Sunday afternoon however died a short while later.
Inquiries by Higher Manchester Police have established the teen was with various canines in an out of doors space surrounding his house earlier than he was found with critical accidents.
A 48-year-old man has been arrested underneath the Harmful Canines Act 1991 after he handed himself in to custody, stated police.
He continues to be questioned.
A number of canines had been seized and one, a Cane Corso, has been humanely destroyed.
Police are persevering with to analyze “earlier incidents involving canines” on the similar tackle at Carr Farm in Carr Lane.
Detective Chief Inspector Gina Brennand, stated: “I ship my condolences to Daniel’s family members. It is a heart-breaking time for them, and specifically skilled colleagues are supporting them.
“Although a person is in custody, our investigation could be very a lot ongoing to ascertain the total circumstances surrounding this incident and guarantee any felony offences in relation to Sunday’s incident are recognized and prosecutions sought.
“In the meantime, officers are additionally reviewing different incidents of word. Because of earlier contact, GMP’s Skilled Requirements Department has referred the incident for evaluation by the Impartial Workplace for Police Conduct.
“We perceive that this incident has had an influence on the neighborhood however we ask members of the general public and the media to chorus from speculating while we full our investigation and any subsequent proceedings are concluded.”
Anybody with info ought to share it by way of 0161 856 7386 quoting Operation Guernsey or https://mipp.police.uk/operation/06GMP22P28-PO1.
Data will also be shared anonymously by way of the unbiased charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.