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Woman dies after reported dog attack as another sent to hospital

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A woman in her 20s has died and another is in hospital following a dog attack.

The incident occurred in Caterham, Surrey. 

The other woman was rushed to hospital with dog bites, but her condition is understood to not be life-threatening. 

A statement from the Surrey force said: “Officers were called to Gravelley Hill in Caterham following reports of a dog attacking members of the public at 2.45pm this afternoon.

“Sadly, despite best efforts of paramedics, a woman in her 20s was pronounced dead at the scene. Although formal identification is yet to take place, her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

“A second woman is in hospital receiving treatment for dog bites. Her condition is not life-threatening.”

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