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Lancaster: The canine clings to the bike owner’s leg throughout the assault

Police are searching for witnesses after the assault (Image: Getty)

A girl has been left with doubtlessly life-changing accidents after being attacked by a canine in Lancaster.

The sufferer, a bike owner in her 40s, was taken to hospital with critical leg accidents after the animal held her for a number of minutes within the horrific assault.

Police had been referred to as round 4:20 pm on Could 5 by paramedics treating her wounds.

She was biking with a pal behind the Priory Church, close to the Millennium Bridge, when the couple needed to brake to keep away from a lady and baby, Lancashire Police stated.

They had been later approached by a person with two brown Staffordshire Bull Terrier or Bullmastiff canine, who accused them of practically bumping into his baby.

Then he’s stated to have hit certainly one of his canine on the pinnacle, inflicting it to chew the sufferer within the thigh.

The canine clung to her for a couple of minutes earlier than she was capable of free herself.

The Morecambe lady was taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary and has since been discharged.

Police are asking for results in establish the canine sitter.

He’s described as white, 5’9″ to five’10”, slim construct with brown quick again and facet hair.

He’s stated to be in his early 30s and was not sporting a high.

PC Richard Hannaford of Morecambe Police stated: “The sufferer was very critically injured by this incident.

“As a part of our ongoing investigation, we have to establish and communicate to the person who was strolling the canine.

“I’d urge anybody who is aware of who he’s – or the person himself – to contact the police as quickly as potential.

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“Equally, I’d ask any witnesses or anybody with CCTV, dashcam or cellphone footage that might help our investigation to please get in contact.”

Anybody with data is urged to get in contact by emailing [email protected] or calling 101 quoting log 0917 of 5 Could.

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