A VICIOUS dog attack in Sydney’s south west has left a toddler with serious facial injuries today.
Witnesses told police the toddler was bit by a rottweiler dog that was tied-up outside a shop in Riverwood.
The attack took place along Belmore Rd, near Coleridge Street, just after 10am.
The boy has been taken to St George Hospital in a stable condition.
Officers from St George police have impounded the dog believed to be behind the attack.
Police had to search for the dog after it and the owner left the scene of the attack before emergency services arrived.