8 Jul 2011

Charges to be laid after attack on guide dog

3:25 pm on 8 July 2011

Police in Hamilton say they are looking at what charges to lay against the owner of a dog which attacked a guide dog in Hamilton.

The police say a Staffordshire-cross attacked a Labrador at a city shopping centre after seeing the guide dog walking with its blind owner on Thursday.

The Staffordshire-cross was with people in a parked and open vehicle.

Police say the dog's owner and the blind women's husband were bitten trying to pull the dog off.