Updated: 09 February 2013 21:17 | By pa.press.net
Baby's finger bitten off by Fox
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Police are investigating after a baby was attacked by a fox in Bromley
Police are investigating a fox attack on a one-month-old baby boy which left his hand seriously injured.
The animal tore the infant's finger off after dragging him from his cot after entering his bedroom in Bromley, south-east London, according to reports.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "We were called at 1638 on Wednesday 6 February by staff at St Thomas's Hospital to reports a baby boy who had been admitted to hospital after being attacked by a fox.
"Police attended to find a four-week-old baby with a hand injury.
"The baby was admitted to hospital after the attack at its home address in Bromley.
The child's mother was alerted by his screaming and rushed into his room to see his hand lodged "halfway down the animal's throat", the Mail on Sunday said.
Surgeons were able to reattach the baby's finger and he was said to be recovering well.