Girl, 5, attacked by dog in Scots park as police launch search for owner

A young child was attacked by a dog in a Scots park today prompting police to launch an investigation.

The incident happened in Almond Park, around 2.45pm, in the Craigshill area of Livingston on April 19.

A 5-year-old girl was attacked by a dog described as being a black-and-white Staffordshire bull terrier.

Police have confirmed there were “no injuries” but are appealing for information and witnesses.

They are also looking to identify the dog’s owner who has been described as being a woman in her 40s, with olive skin, around 5ft 7, slim build, with long dark hair, which was tied up.

She was wearing a red puffy jacket and grey jogging bottoms at the time of the incident.

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Constable Helen Woollven said: “Thankfully there were no injuries in this incident.

“We’re asking anyone with information to call police on 101, quoting incident 2025 of 19 April.”

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Daily Record – Aberdeen