The attack happened in Hazelfield Court, St Helens (Picture: Google)
A woman has been hospitalised after being attacked by two dogs as she walked down the street in Merseyside.
The victim, who is in her 20s, was walking along Hazelfield Court in St Helens at around 11pm on Monday when she was attacked.
Nearby residents raced out of their homes to try and help her but despite this she suffered serious injuries to her arms.
The victim is still in hospital in a stable condition.
Both dogs were found and detained by police but officers are still trying to figure out the breed of the dogs.
Now Merseyside Police wants anyone with information about the dogs and their owner to get in touch.
Detective Inspector Barbara Hebden said: ‘This incident has left a woman with significant injuries to her arms and it would have been an extremely painful and traumatic experience.
‘Residents who live on the street attempted to help the victim during the attack and I thank them for their brave actions.
‘Following enquiries we have been able to locate the dogs and they have been detained for the safety of the community.
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‘We are now appealing for anyone who has information to come forward.
‘We have a dedicated team who review all cases concerning dangerous dogs, and are keen to speak to the witnesses who saw the incident.
‘I want to emphasize that dog owners need to be mindful of their dogs’ behaviours at all times, particularly when they are in the care of others.
‘If owners or anyone who is looking after any dogs that are liable to be aggressive please make sure they are in a protected space and on a lead or muzzled if out in public.’
This isn’t the only dog attack reported to police in recent weeks, with two dogs shot dead in London following an attack on a woman, and a man killed in Derby during a dog attack last month.
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