Man hurt in pitbull attack
A MAN was injured when he was attacked by two dogs. The 47-year-old received minor injuries to his ankles after the dogs, described by witnesses as pitbulls, leaped on him. The attack happened at 10.10am yesterday morning on Swan Lane in Lockwood. The victim needed treatment at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary for his injuries. A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said a 23-year-old man was interviewed by officers and charged with failing to control his dogs in a public place. His case has been referred to Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court for a hearing. A date has not yet been set.