Police appeal after woman attacked by dog in Richmond

Swalegate, Richmond.

Police in Richmond have appealed for information after a dog walker was attacked by another dog.

The incident happened at about 4.30pm on Sunday.

The woman was walking her dog towards the playing field at the end of Swalegate.

The dog which attacked the woman was off the lead but was in the company of two males.

It was believed to have been a Staffordshire pit bull terrier type breed and was brindle in colour.

The extent of her injuries are not known.

If you have any information please contact police by calling 101 or and quote reference number 12190099364.