Boy bitten in face during dog fight

A six-year-old boy was rushed to hospital on Tuesday with a face injury after he was caught up in a dog fight in Gorebridge.

The boy was bitten during a fight involving two dogs at around 10.30am, outside the Scotmid store on Hunterfield Road.

He was taken to the Sick Kids Hospital in Edinburgh after sustaining an injury to his mouth.

A Police Scotland Spokeswoman said: “Officers traced the owners of both animals and following enquiries into the circumstances surrounding this incident no further police action was required.”