A man is in a coma after a bulldog bit off his genitals. The incident happened in a flat on Haddington’s High Street in East Lothian at around 2.30pm on Sunday.
Emergency services discovered the victim unconscious in a pool of blood, and it is believed the he has lost his penis and both testicles.
The 22-year-old was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he was induced into a coma and the Olde English Bulldogge responsible is being held in kennels as officers investigate.
‘Emergency services were called to a property in the High Street area at around 2.30pm.
‘A 22-year-old man was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by the Scottish Ambulance Service, and later transferred to the Western General Hospital where he remains receiving treatment.
‘Inquiries into the full circumstances are ongoing.’
It is not known whether the dog belonged to the victim