A MAN has suffered serious injuries after a horror dog attack in Haddington on Sunday.

The Courier has been told that the man was bit in the genitals by a bulldog at a High Street flat.

He was taken to hospital where he is still receiving treatment.

It has been claimed that, as a result of the attack, the man has lost both his testicles and his penis.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Police in East Lothian are investigating after a man suffered serious injuries, believed to have been caused by a dog, in Haddington on Sunday 7 October.

"Emergency services were called to a property in the High Street area at around 2.30pm.

“A 22-year-old man was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by the Scottish Ambulance Service, and later transferred to the Western General Hospital where he remains receiving treatment.

"Inquiries into the full circumstances are ongoing."