POLICE were called to a house last night following reports of a woman being attacked by a dog.

Officers attended the property in Hoadleys Lane, Crowborough, at around 8pm on Friday September 3 after reports of a dog attack in the garden.

They were joined at the scene by crews from the South East Coast Ambulance Service.

A witness has reported that the dog belongs to the woman who was attacked.

A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said: "The woman was brought to safety and has been taken to hospital with potentially life changing injuries.

"The dog was contained in the garden with the support of the National Police Air Service helicopter, and was later seized by officers."

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