A man has been taken to hospital after being bitten by a suspected American XL dog in a south London park, reports Breaking News.
The Metropolitan Police said the victim, in his 40s, was attacked shortly after 6 pm in Paisley Park, Walworth, and was taken to hospital with injuries to his arm.
“The owner of the dog left the scene with the dog before officers arrived. The dog is believed to have been a grey-coloured XL bully,” a Met spokesperson added, reprots Breaking News.
Police are investigating and no arrests have been made.
Author and lawyer Ness Lyons said the attack happened in his local park.
In a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, she said: “Earlier this evening an XL bully jumped a fence and attacked a man in my local park. Partially witnessed by my son. Man was bitten badly in several places including his abdomen. Police and ambulance came, but it took an hour. Horrifying. The owner grabbed his dog and legged it,” reports Breaking News.
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