Two women suffer serious injuries after attack by bullmastiff dog

Two women have been taken to hospital after being attacked by a bullmastiff dog.

Police were called Neale Close, in Bulkington, at around 11am today (Friday, July 12) and the dog unit from Warwickshire Police was sent to the scene.

The injured women suffered “serious injuries”, with police saying they had injuries to their arms and legs.

A dog was seized by officers while the women were taken to University Hospital in Coventry by ambulance crews.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to reports of two patients who had been injured following as a result of a dog attack on Neale Close in Bulkington.

“The 999 call was made at 11.06am and West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances to the scene.

“On arrival, crews discovered two patients who had both suffered serious injuries.

“Following treatment at the scene, they were both transported to University Hospital in Coventry on blue lights and sirens.”

Warwickshire Police stated it received reports of two women being attacked by a bullmastiff in Neale Close.

The force’s dog unit was deployed and a dog was seized.

Anyone with information can call police on 101, quoting 137 of July 12 , or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org.