Man arrested after woman suffers serious dog bite

A woman has been treated in hospital for a severe lower leg injury, after being bitten by a dog in Leek.

It happened as the 22-year-old was walking along Garden Street around 7.30pm on Saturday (24 November).

This morning (28 November) a 32-year-old man from Leek was arrested on suspicion of allowing a dangerous dog to be out of control in a public place.

He remains in police custody and enquires are on-going.

A dog has been seized and is being cared for at a local kennel.

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