Man 'covered in blood' after horror dog attack in Scots town

Police at the scene
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A man was rushed to hospital after being attacked by a dog in Airdrie. The incident occurred around 10.40pm on Tuesday, May 28, with emergency services quickly arriving at the South Bridge Street area following reports of a disturbance.

A 40 year old man was discovered injured and required treatment at hospital. An eyewitness told Glasgow Live that the man was "covered in blood" following the late-night incident.

A 33 year old woman has been charged under the Dangerous Dogs Act and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier involved was put down, police confirmed. A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Around 10.40pm on Tuesday, 28 May, we received a report of a disturbance in the South Bridge Street area of Airdrie."

"A 40-year-old man was bitten by a dog and attended Monklands Hospital for treatment."

"A 33-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the Dangerous Dogs Act.", reports Glasgow Live.

"The dog, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, was euthanised."

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