Woman suffers puncture wound after Corby dog bite incident

The incident took place in Gretton Road

Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 12:45 pm

A woman walking along a footpath in Corby bitten by a terrier-type breed of dog has had to seek medical help twice after the incident.

The man who was walking two dogs along the path in Gretton Road told the woman he was walking them for a friend after the dog had bitten the woman on the leg.

Northamptonshire Police are now asking witnesses to come forward after the dog bite incident.

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A Northants Police spokesman said: "The incident happened on Thursday, May 27, between 3pm and 3.15pm, when a woman walking along the footpath was approached by a terrier-looking dog who, without showing any aggression, decided to jump up and bite her on the leg.

"The bite caused a puncture wound that meant the woman had to attend the hospital for a tetanus injection and subsequently antibiotics for an infection that developed.

"The dog was with a male and one other terrier-looking dog. The male just walked off after the incident stating that they were not his dogs and he was walking them for a friend."

Witnesses or anyone with any information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 21000294135.