after teenager is injured by dog at Highbridge's Apex Park
teenager has been injured after being attacked by a dog in Highbridge's
Apex Park, prompting
a safety warning to other walkers.
17 year-old was with her Springer Spaniel near the River Brue
on Saturday evening when they were attacked by a white Bull Mastiff.
sustained nasty injuries. The dog was initially unaccompanied
because the girl's screams did not result in the owner coming
to call the dog off.
she was helped by two other teenage girls who heard her screams
and bravely responded.
dog's owner eventually appeared and coaxed the dog off the girl
and her Spaniel before leaving the scene.
to comments on Burnham-On-Sea.com's forum, there have been several
other similar incidents in recent weeks, including one where a
mother and her young child had to climb some play equipment to
users have been asked to report any further incidents to Sedgemoor
District Council's Dog Warden on 01278 435210 or the Police on