Woman charged following dog attack at house as two remain in hospital

A 57-year-old woman has been charged after the attack at a property in Aberdeen on Tuesday.

Woman charged after dog attack at house in Aberdeen which left four requiring hospital treatment © Google Maps 2022

A woman has been charged after a dog attack at a house in Aberdeen left four people needing hospital treatment.

The incident occurred at a property in the Crown Street area of the city around 5.15pm on Tuesday.

Emergency services attended the incident, and two men, aged 25 and 27, and two women, aged 55 and 57, were taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment.

The 25-year-old man and 55-year-old woman remain in hospital, where their current condition is unknown.

Police confirmed that the 57-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the incident and is due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court at a later date.

The dog involved in the attack has been left in the care of the Scottish SPCA.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “At around 5.15pm on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, we were called to a report of a dog having attacked people within a property in Crown Street, Aberdeen.

“Two men, aged 25 and 27, and two women, aged 55 and 57, were taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The 27-year-old man and 57-year-old woman were later discharged.

“The 57-year-old woman has been charged in connection and is due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court at a later date.

“The dog has been left in the care of the Scottish SPCA.”