Dog bit pensioner and exposed bone, court hears
A pensioner had to have a skin graft after a Rottweiler sank its teeth into his arm, causing a wound so deep it exposed the bone, a court heard.
The dog, called Tyson, bit a large piece of skin from 73-year-old Michael Titterton, leaving him in agony, shocked, shaking and bleeding heavily.
The animal attacked him on Birchenlee Lane, in Colne, as it was being walked on a lead by it’s owner Peter Ward. The victim had just left a friend’s house and was walking to his car across the road when the dog suddenly leapt up at him.
Burnley magistrates were told Ward (58) claimed two terriers ran from... read more