Police were called out to an address in Chesterfield today after a young child was attacked by a dog.
The incident took place on Rutland Road, off the West Bars roundabout, shortly after noon today.
A Derbyshire Police spokesperson said officers were called to reports of a young child having been bitten by a dog.
The child has since been taken to hospital, and the dog has been seized.
Neighbours said around five emergency service vehicles attended the incident - including a specialist dog unit.