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Monday, August 30, 2010

Girl mauled by two Rottweiler dogs

A 10-year-old girl is in hospital in Dundee after being attacked by two Rottweiler dogs in the street.
The incident happened at about 1100 BST on Sunday as Rhianna Kidd was riding her bike in Dryburgh Street.Rhianna's grandmother, who lives in the area, ran from her house to help. A passing motorist also sounded his horn to try to distract the dogs.
Rhianna was taken to Ninewells Hospital in the city. Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.However, it is understood she has a fractured jaw and is undergoing reconstructive surgery in hospital.

Tayside Police are carrying out inquiries and have traced the two dogs, and a puppy of a different breed that was also present, and confined them to kennels.


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