UPDATE @cumbriapolice have located dog which posed a danger

Cumbria Police have confirmed that that have located a German Shepherd which police were searching for has been located.

Police were called today (4th December) at 9.21am following an incident where a woman was attacked on Longway, Barrow-in-Furness.

The woman, aged 59, was injured after she tried to stop a German Shepard attacking her dog in her garden. She has been taken to Furness General Hospital for treatment to non-life threatening injuries. The dog was located and detained in the nearby area.

The dog will now be passed over to the relevant agency.

Police would like to thank members of the public for their assistance.