Baby in critical condition after being attacked by dog

A baby is in a critical condition in hospital after being attacked by a dog.

Police were called to an address in Hawick in the Scottish Borders at 4.35pm on Thursday.

The boy was taken to hospital and officers remain at the scene.

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Police attended the scene.

A police spokesman said: “About 4.35pm on Thursday April 11 2019, emergency services were called to an address in Hawick after a report of a baby being attacked by a dog.

“A baby boy has been taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

“Officers remain in attendance and inquiries are ongoing.”