Arrest Over Dog Bite Death In Lancashire
10 June 2019, 07:24 | Updated: 10 June 2019, 07:26
Sharon Jennings died a week after being injured
Sharon was walking her own dog on the old railway lines in Brookfield between 6pm and 7.30pm on Friday May 31st when her pet and another dog started to fight.
She sadly died in hospital on Friday night (7 June).
A 49 year old man from Preston has today (9 June) been arrested on suspicion of offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act. He is currently in police custody.
A dog has been seized.
Detective Inspector Chris Wellard of Preston Police, said: “While we have made an arrest I would like to stress that our enquiries into this incident are very much ongoing.
“I would like to thank the local community for their support of our investigation so far and ask that anyone who may have witnessed the incident itself, and not yet contacted us, does so as soon as possible.”