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Girl, 8, left shaken after dog bite at Red Lodge's sports pavilion




An eight-year-old girl has been left 'shaken' after she was bitten by a dog in Red Lodge.

The youngster and her 11-year-old sister had been cycling on the playing fields at the town's sports pavilion in Hundred Acre Way at around 8pm on Wednesday when they were chased by a black and white dog.

A man and woman, who are believed to be the owners of the dog, shouted to the victim to stop but when she did, the dog bit her on the leg.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer. Stock picture (37328285)
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer. Stock picture (37328285)

The owners, who were walking another small, brown dog at the time, then took their pet away.

Police would like to speak to the pair who were walking the dogs.

The man is said to have had brown hair and was wearing a dark red t-shirt and black jeans. The woman had dark hair and was wearing black leggings and a bright pink t-shirt.

Witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting crime reference 37/35298/20.


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