Woman bitten by dog at Barton Seagrave bus-stop

A woman was bitten by a dog as she waited for a bus in Barton Seagrave.

Monday, 9th May 2016, 12:28 pm
Updated Monday, 9th May 2016, 1:32 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack

The 54-year-old woman was standing at the bus stop in Polwell Lane between 9.15pm and 9.30pm on Monday, April 25, when a dog approached her and bit her left arm, pulling her to the floor.

The dog let go once its owner arrived at the scene and both the dog and the man then ran off from the victim, who sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident.

The dog owner was a man in his 20s and wore a black hooded top.

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The only description of the dog is that it was big.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has any information regarding it.

Witnesses or anyone with information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.