Police were called to a caravan at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe, just before 5am to reports the boy was “unresponsive” following the attack. Emergency services attended but tragically the child died at the scene. Following the incident, police carried out searches to locate the dog and its owner.
A 28-year-old woman was arrested in Saltash just after 8am this morning.
The dog has also been located and was taken to kennels.
Devon and Cornwall Police said the boy’s next of kin were aware and are being supported by police officers.
More to follow…