Woman killed when attacked by dog while 42-year-old man suffers life-changing hand injuries
A 43-year-old woman is killed when she is attacked by a dog, while a 42-year-old man suffers life-changing hand injuries
- A 43-year-old woman was killed in a dog attack in Rotherham, South Yorkshire
- The 42-year-old man has suffered life-changing hand injuries, as well as facial and abdominal injuries
- South Yorkshire Police have confiscated two dogs that are not prohibited breeds
A woman was killed and a man suffered life-changing injuries after a dog attack, police said.
The incident happened around 10pm last night in Rotherham, South Yorkshire and the 43-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
South Yorkshire Police said a 42-year-old man has been taken to hospital with a potentially life-changing hand injury.
A woman was killed and a man suffered life-changing injuries after a dog attack, police said. Pictured: South Yorkshire Police officers were at the scene on Saturday morning
Forensic officers from South Yorkshire Police at the scene of a fatal dog attack in Rotherham
He also sustained injuries to his hand, stomach and face in the attack, the force said.
Two dogs were confiscated by officers and removed from the property.
South Yorkshire Police said both are not considered “prohibited breeds” under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.