A man has been seriously injured in a horror dog attack on a street in Sunderland.
A huge crime scene is in place following the incident, whichhappened on Tuesdau evening,
Emergency services rushed to the scene and a man in his 50s has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries.
Police say they have since arrested a 44-year-old man in connection with the incident. He remains in police custody.
There is “no wider risk to the public”, according to the police.
A cordon remains in place today and a number of officers can be seen in the area as an investigation gets under way, ChronicleLive reports.