Policewoman bitten by dog during Louth violent disturbance
A female police officer was bitten by a dog while arresting suspects during a violent disturbance in Louth.
She has since been discharged from hospital following the incident, which happened at 8:45pm on Sunday (September 1) in the Keddington Road and Keddington Crescent area of the town.
The street brawl involved at least six men and eight women, and led to five arrests.
Officers attending the scene deployed a police dog and used both Tasers and pepper spray to stem the violence.
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The five people arrested in connection with the incident are three men aged 18, 27 and 26, a 26-year-old woman Louth, and a 32-year-old Marshchapel man. A number of others, believed to have been involved, are currently being sought.
A 17-year-old Louth woman was detained in Grimsby Hospital with injuries to her face, and a number of others were treated at the scene by paramedics.
Police are trying to piece together exactly what happened are are appealing for witness to come forward. Anyone with any information should contact Sergeant Lee Willoughby of Louth or Detective Sergeant Andy Harwood of Skegness via the non-emergency 101 telephone number.
Alternatively they can contact CRIMESTOPPERS anonymously via 0800 555111