A mom has reportedly been hospitalised after she was attacked by an American XL Bully whereas pushing her child in a pram.
The incident occurred in Askern, close to Doncaster, on Thursday 17 August, police mentioned, including the dog had been seized by officers.
The 28-year-old girl was taken to a close-by hospital, the place she stays in a secure however severe situation, South Yorkshire police mentioned.
The girl, who hasn’t been recognized by police, was pushing the pram when an unaccompanied dog, considered an American XL Bully, attacked her.
She reportedly suffered severe accidents to her arms.
An eyewitness described the “terrible” scene, including the dog “was throughout her and she was screaming”.
A spokesperson for South Yorkshire police advised The Mirror: “It’s believed that the sufferer, a 28-year-old girl was strolling her dog down the road, whereas pushing her child in a pram when she was approached by a free dog.
“The dog, believed to be an XL Bully breed, is alleged to have brought about severe harm to the lady’s arms. She has been taken to hospital by ambulance, the place she stays in a secure however severe situation. Firearms and dog officers attended the scene and seized the dog.”
An eyewitness advised the Doncaster Free Press: “It was completely terrible. The dog was throughout her and she was screaming. It simply stored going at her.”
Earlier this yr, a six-year-old boy was hospitalised with doubtlessly “life-changing” accidents after he was attacked by an American Staffordshire terrier in Highfields, Doncaster.
In March final yr, a new child child was mauled to dying by her mother and father’ Siberian Husky throughout an assault in woodland at Ostler’s Plantation close to Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire.
Her mother and father Vince King and Karen Alcock had been spared jail, as a choose at Lincoln Crown Courtroom handed the pair suspended sentences.