A man has died following a dog attack in Stonnall, Staffordshire.
Police said he had suffered serious injuries after being bitten by two dogs on Thursday afternoon.
A number of people helped to try and get the animals off the victim and contained one of them outside.
The other was detained within the owner’s flat.
Police prevented a number of children leaving a nearby primary school for safety reasons, before being allowed to go home.
Emergency medical staff attended the scene, including a trauma doctor and the air ambulance.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival we found a man who had sustained multiple life-threatening injuries and was in a critical condition.
“Ambulance staff administered advanced life support and advanced trauma care to him at the scene.
“Treatment continued en route to Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he was conveyed by land ambulance for further treatment.
“Unfortunately, after arrival at hospital, despite the best efforts it became clear that nothing more could be done to save him he was confirmed deceased.”
A 30-year-old man, from the Lichfield area, has been arrested on suspicion of having dogs dangerously out of control.
An investigation is underway, including to establish the dogs’ breed.
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