A 22-year-old man has died after being attacked by his dog.
The victim was mauled in the United Kingdom, at 3.45pm today.
He was treated by paramedics but died from his injuries.
The dog has been put down by vets.
Detective Inspector Jane Webb, from Preston CID, said: “This is a tragic incident in which a man has sadly died.
“Enquiries are on-going to establish the exact circumstances and my thoughts very much remain with his family who are being supported by specially trained officers at this time.”