Woman hos­pi­talised af­ter dog bite

Leek Post & Times - - NEWS -

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.”

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