The child was taken to hospital but succumbed to his injuries, Greater Manchester Police said.
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A three-year-old boy has died in Rochdale after a suspected dog attack, Greater Manchester Police said.

Officers were called at about 1:15pm on Sunday by the North West Ambulance Service after reports a child had been injured at Carr Lane in the town of Milnrow.

The toddler was taken by ambulance to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made and police are investigating the circumstances, as well as previous incidents involving dogs at the home.

“We are investigating the incident and previous incidents involving dogs at this address.

“While our inquiries to find out what happened will be thorough and are very much in their infancy, we suspect that this little boy has, sadly succumbed, to injuries received as a result of a dog attack.

“I understand this is an extremely distressing incident for all concerned and this news will rock the local community.

“I can only assure everyone that we will work relentlessly to establish the full circumstances that led to this tragedy and while we retain an open mind, this is now being dealt with as a criminal investigation.

“There will be a significant police presence in the area, we will be there to carry out an investigation and address any concerns residents may have.”

Police are calling on anyone with information to call 0161 856 5413 quoting incident 1615.

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