Dog bites woman in Axminster

PUBLISHED: 15:29 20 April 2018 | UPDATED: 15:32 20 April 2018

PCSO Hayely Widger. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

PCSO Hayely Widger. Picture: CHRIS CARSON


A woman was bit on the hand by a dog in Axminster at the end of last month.

The incident happened on March 31 in Chardstock, but details of the incident were only revealed by Axminster PCSO Hayley Widger today (Friday).

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said a male walking two dogs on a lead on the Saturday.

They added: “When walking past a woman, one of the dogs lunged at the woman and bit her hand.”

The incident was dealt with by East Devon District Council’s environmental health team.

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