Horse bitten on neck in dog attack

File picture of two horse riders.

A horse required vet treatment after the dog attack. Stock image - Credit: Getty Images/Comstock Images

A horse was left requiring veterinary attention after a dog attack in Bury St Edmunds. 

The incident took place in the North Stow area of Bury St Edmunds on Sunday at around 1.30pm to 2pm. 

The dog, described as a Pitbull in type, was not on a lead and attacked two horses and their riders. 

One of the riders was thrown from a horse during the incident. 

One of the horses suffered a bite to her neck, a small cut to her hind leg and claw scratches up her side.


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Suffolk police are investigating the incident and have asked for any witnesses to the incident to call police on 101, quoting crime reference number 37/15414/21.

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