Somerleyton: Woman bitten by dog while out walking

A WOMAN suffered puncture wounds after being bitten by a dog while walking her own pet.

The 41-year-old was walking her dog on a track near Waddling Lane in Somerleyton when the attack happened at around 7am on Wednesday.

A woman with two dogs, a small brown terrier and a large sandy-coloured Mastiff-type dog, approached her from the Somerleyton direction.

Both dogs ran up to the victim barking before the Mastiff-type dog grabbed bit the back of her thigh leaving her with bruising and two puncture wounds.

The other dog walkers was described as white, in her 60s and had silvery white hair in a ponytail.

Anyone with information should call Pc Stranks at Lowestoft on 101.