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Man dies after being attacked by dog in his home

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The house is on Robert Owen Avenue (Image via Google Maps)
The house is on Robert Owen Avenue (Image via Google Maps)

A man has died after being attacked by a dog at his home in Cumbria.

Cumbria Police confirmed that the 45-year-old man was killed by a dog at a property in Robert Owen Avenue, Cleator Moor, on Sunday afternoon.

The dog was destroyed.

Three other dogs were seized from the property and will be assessed by a specialist police officer.

Police were called to the scene at around 2pm following a report that a male was being attacked by a dog.

A spokesman for Cumbria Police said: "A 45-year-old male who lived at the property was pronounced dead at the scene. The dog who attacked the male was destroyed.

"The death is being treated as non-suspicious and the coroner has been informed."