Police investigate dog injuries to three people in Leominster

Hereford Times: Police investigate dog injuries to three people in Leominster Police investigate dog injuries to three people in Leominster

TWO people have been arrested following an incident in Leominster last night.

Police were called to Bridge Street in the town at 6.35pm after two dogs are believed to have attacked and caused three people to be injured.

Police say the dogs, believed to be a Staffordshire Bull Terrier and a Bullmastiff, were seen attacking one woman in the street. 

Members of the public attempted to assist and the Police managed to restrain one of the dogs.

One woman was taken by air ambulance to hospital and is believed to have serious injuries but is currently in a stable condition. 

A further two women are also believed to have suffered injuries and received medical attention.

The restrained dog, believed to be the Bullmastiff, died at the scene.  The other dog has been taken away and seized by police at this time.

Police are trying to ascertain the circumstances surrounding this incident.  Officers would like to reassure members of the public and thank people for their support during this incident.

The arrested individuals, a 21-year old man and a 26-year old man, remain in police custody at this time.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident reference 0597S 310514.


 

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