A dog attacked a woman at a Cotswold beauty spot.

Gloucestershire Constabulary is investigating after a woman was bitten by a dog on Cleeve Hill, the highest point in the Cotswolds.

The victim had been walking her dogs on the route between the golf club and the wash pool between 7.30am and 8am on Thursday, January 12.

She explained to police that her dogs were approached by a Staffordshire bull terrier, which thenn became aggressive and attempted to attack them.

She picked her dog up to prevent it from being hurt when she was attacked by the bull terrier, sustaining puncture wounds and bruising.

The victim stated that the Staffordshire bull terrier’s owner did not attempt to recall his dog and did not provide any contact details before walking off. 

Police are urging the owner of the dog to come forward, along with any witnesses or people who may have information about the owners identity.

Information can be reported by using the online form, quoting incident 144 of January 12 - www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report