Local man charged following dog attack

A 46-year-old man has been charged for allowing his dog to be dangerously out of control in Craigmore Road, after a 57-year-old man was bitten on his leg at 6am on July 3.

The victim was jogging in Craigmore Road when he was reportedly chased by the dog, before being bitten - to his injury - on the right thigh.

The dog’s owner has been reported to the Procurator Fiscal.