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A one-year-old girl is in a serious condition after being bitten by a dog.

The child was attacked in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, on Tuesday evening.

Derbyshire Police said officers and ambulance crews were called to a house in Beech Avenue at about 5.40pm.

The dog was seized by officers.

Derbyshire Police has also appealed for information over an unconnected dog attack in Long Eaton in which an 86-year-old man was injured.

The incident happened at around 11am on 3 February as the man walked on Meadow Lane.

The force said the victim was attacked by “two German Shepherd-type dogs” who left two bite marks.

PCSO Matt Boyer said: “One of the bites to his arm is particularly nasty and will require skin grafting. He has been left very shaken after the attack.”

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