Woman Charged After Dogs Maul Girl

A woman has been charged after a ten-year-old girl was mauled by two rottweilers in Dundee.

Rhianna Kidd needed emergency reconstructive surgery, after suffering a fractured jaw and and bites on her arms and legs in the attack, which happened around 11am on Sunday.

The schoolgirl was riding her bike in Dryburgh Street when the attack happened. She was rescued by her grandmother, Irene Grady.

The two dogs were traced and put down on Monday evening.

A 33-year-old woman has been charged under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 for failing to control the animals and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the attack to come forward. They would particularly like to speak to a passing motorist who sounded their horn and disturbed the dogs during the attack.


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