A six-year-old girl was left with injuries to her legs and back after being attacked by a dog at a Plumstead home yesterday (August 31).

Police and the London Ambulance Service were called to Raglan Road at 7.53pm following reports of a Rottweiler dog attacking a child.

The youngster was taken by ambulance to a south London hospital for treatment and  has since been discharged. 

A spokesman for Greenwich police said: "The dog has been seized by police and taken to a local police station kennel. 

"No arrests have been made. Enquiries are ongoing."