Cheryl Smith says she was attacked by the dog on July 26.
The 30-year-old claims the dog leapt over two fences and bit her in the street, knocking her against a fence. She says she suffered cuts and bruises after she hit the fence and three cuts from the dog’s teeth and two from its claws.Seems like the immediate cessation of their postal service is the least the owners should be facing?
She reported the incident to police, who spoke to Tina Young, aged 48, of Westminster Avenue, Farnworth, whose address the dogs were at. The dogs belonged to her cousin Mark Holliday.
But no crime has been committed.How so? This wasn’t an incident that occurred on private property, this was in a public place
Ms Smith said: “The fear I felt made me get in touch with the police in the first place. If that dog got hold of a child, I dread to think what it would do with it.
“I would’ve thought the priority is other people’s safety and not putting them at risk.”Yes. I’d have thought so too…
Mr Holliday, insists Ms Smith was “grazed” not bitten.
He added: “The dogs are well looked after, they’re well trained, they’re just not used to strangers.“That’s unfortunate, then, because – out in a public place like a street - everyone’s a stranger!
“If there’s a stranger, they’ll have a muzzle on. They’ve never bitten anybody before.”Ah, the usual response from the owners of dangerous dogs when caught out.
It always comes as a surprise, doesn’t it?