Merseyside woman left with ‘serious injuries’ after being attacked by two dogs

Watch more of our videos on Shots! 
and live on Freeview channel 276
Visit Shots! now
Residents who live on the street attempted to help the victim.

A woman has been seriously injured after a dog attack in St Helens on Monday.

At around 11pm on May 15, Merseyside Police received a report that a woman in her 20s had been walking on Hazelfield Court when she was attacked by two dogs and sustained serious injuries to her arms. The police said she was taken to hospital where she remains in a ‘stable condition’.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

Both dogs, whose breeds have not yet been determined, have been detained by police and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of this incident.

Detective Inspector Barbara Hebden said: “This incident has left a woman with significant injuries to her arms and it would have been an extremely painful and traumatic experience. Residents who live on the street attempted to help the victim during the attack and I thank them for their brave actions. We have a dedicated team who review all cases concerning dangerous dogs, and are keen to speak to the witnesses who saw the incident.”

Contacting the police: Anyone with information is asked to contact the social media desk @MerPolCC, call 101 with reference 23000412151 or you can call or the independent charity @CrimestoppersUK anonymously, on 0800 555 111. You can also use their online form at:

Related topics:

Comment Guidelines

National World encourages reader discussion on our stories. User feedback, insights and back-and-forth exchanges add a rich layer of context to reporting. Please review our Community Guidelines before commenting.