The youngster was taken to hospital with bite injuries after an Alaskan Malamute attacked her yesterday afternoon (June 25).

Police were called to a residential address in Montrose Avenue at around 4.50pm to reports of a young girl attacked by a dog.

The seven-year-old, who is expected to make a full recovery from her non-life threatening injuries, was taken to a south London hospital for treatment.

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An example of the Alaskan Malamute breed.

The dog- an Alaskan Malamute - has been seized by officers.

Officials from the Met's Status Dog Unit are investigating and no arrests have been made.