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Girl, 3, hurt in Troutbeck dog attack

Police are appealing for witnesses after a three year old girl was bitten by a dog.

The incident occurred around 4pm on the 7th August, in the beer garden at the Mortal Man Inn, Troutbeck.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The dog involved was described as an Alsatian.

“The girl was taken to Westmoreland General Hospital and then transferred to Preston.

“She sustained facial injuries that required stitches.”

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has any information please contact PC 2468 Tyson on 101, ext 42468, or call Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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