A child has been seriously injured after they were attacked by two dogs in Poringland. 

Police were called to an address in Howe Lane at 9.30am on Friday following reports that a child had been bitten by two dogs.

Officers attended the scene and the child was taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with serious injuries.

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They are still in hospital. 

A spokeswoman for Norfolk Constabulary said the owner has given the dogs - German Shepherd and Dogue de Bordeaux crossbreeds - to the police and they will be destroyed.

No further details about the child have been released.