May 18, 2020 12.17 pm This story is over 49 months old

Dog attacks woman and bites her face in Grantham

The woman required stitches

A woman required stitches after being bitten in the face by a dog in Grantham.

The woman in her 30s was walking along Harrow Street near to the River Witham at the back of Sainsbury’s at around 6.30am on Saturday, May 16.

She was approached by a large black dog that did not appear to be with anyone, which bit her face. As a result, the woman suffered multiple lacerations on her face that required stitches.

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information and witnesses, and would also like to hear from anyone who knows who the dog in the reported incident belongs to.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or via email at [email protected] quoting incident number 76 of May 16.

Alternatively, it can also be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online here.