A four year old boy has been attacked by a dog while playing out in his neighbour’s garden.
The Rhodesian Ridgeback-pitbull cross ripped off poor Riley Fox’s face while he was out playing with his friends.
The dog is believed to have clamped its jaws onto his face, leaving a horrific hole on his cheek and deep cuts around his eye and mouth, embedding one of the dogs broken teeth into his skin.
Poor riley was rushed Alder Hey Children’s hospital in Liverpool for surgery.
The dog has since been destroyed, Cheshire Police have launched an investigation.