A two-year-old boy is in hospital in a serious condition after being attacked by a dog at East Nowra on Sunday.
It’s understood the boy was in the front yard of a home on Quickmatch Street around 4pm when he was bitten by the animal.
He was taken to Shoalhaven Hospital where he is in a serious but stable condition with injuries to his chest, back, head and legs.
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Police were contacted by hospital staff after the boy was brought in.
The dog has been secured and officers from Shoalhaven Local Area Command will liaise with local council rangers.