A WOMAN was bitten by a dog in Lytchett Matravers.

Police received reports a woman in her 40s had been bitten at 2.10pm on Monday, March 12, in Flowers Drove.

A female dog walker, who is described as white and in her 40s with dark curly hair, was seen with around four or five dogs.

One of the dogs, a German Shepherd, was off its lead and bit the victim causing a laceration on her skin.

Enquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting the crime reference 55180037387.