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8yo Goodna boy mauled by Police dog this morning

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Queensland Police Media reports:

Incident involving police dog


An eight-year-old boy was taken to the Mater Children's Hospital this morning after he was bitten by a police dog.

The incident happened about 7am during the execution of a search warrant at a Goodna residence.

Initial investigations indicate the boy returned home during the search, and wandered into a room being searched by the police dog.

The child screamed and was bitten on the upper leg before the dog could be restrained.

Police immediately commenced first aid and contacted the Queensland Ambulance Service to transport the boy to the Mater Children's Hospital, where he is presently receiving treatment.

The QPS Ethical Standards Command is overviewing the incident.