Woman hospitalised after dog bite
A WOMAN was taken to hospital after she was bitten by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier which had ‘slipped from its lead.’
Police received a call reporting the attack which occurred in Garden Street, Leek, at around 7.30pm on Saturday.
Paramedics were also called to the scene and treated the 22-yearold victim for a leg injury before taking her to the Royal Stoke University Hospital.
Officers are now appealing for any witnesses to the incident to come forward.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “The dog is believed to be a black and white Staffordshire Bull Terrier and its owner is described a white male, around 30 to 35 years old and of a slim build.
“He was wearing a dark coloured puffa style jacket. The 22-year-old woman was taken to hospital for treatment to a lower leg injury.
“Any witnesses, or anyone with any information, is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 745 of November 24.”