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Police in Preston have said that a man aged 22 was attacked and killed by his own dog in Preston.

Paramedics attended the scene and treated him however he died from his injuries.

Police removed the dog from the property and took it to a local vets to be put down.

Ambulances crews reauested police to attend Dundonald Street in Preston at 3.45pm on New Year’s Day after reports that a man had been bitten.

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