Edinburgh dog attack sees 26-year-old woman hospitalised with serious injuries

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The 26-year-old was rushed to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

A woman has been hospitalised with serious injuries after being attacked by two dogs in Edinburgh.

Emergency services raced to a property on Leith’s Academy Street this morning and the 26-year-old was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

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Multiple police and paramedics were reportedly seen in the area. Officers remain on the scene.

The attack happened on Academy StreetThe attack happened on Academy Street
The attack happened on Academy Street

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Around 9.15am on Thursday, 16 May, 2024 officers were called to reports of a person having been attacked by two dogs within a property at Academy Street, Leith.

"Emergency servcies attended and a 26-year-old woman was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh by ambulance with serious injuries.

"Officers remain in attendance and enquiries are ongoing."

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokeswoman added: “We received a call at 9:10 hours today to attend an incident on Academy Street, Edinburgh.

“We dispatched one ambulance to the scene and one patient was transport to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.”

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