A five-year-old boy is battling for his life in the St Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital after being mauled by dogs in St D’Acre, near Alexandria, on Sunday.
He has been identified as Mickele Allen of a St D’Acre address in St Ann.
The St Ann police, in confirming the incident, said the boy was sent to the shop by his grandmother, Linette Brown, around 1:30 p.m., to purchase items. On his way home, Mickele was attacked by a pack of dogs belonging to neighbours.
The police reported that he was bitten on the head, legs, arms, and back.
The five-year-old was later transported to hospital by ambulance, where he was admitted in serious condition.