A man who was arrested following the death of a woman who was bitten by a dog in Lancashire has been released by police.

Sharon Jennings was walking her dog along the old railway lines in Brookfield on May 31, when it got in a fight with another dog.

The 55-year-old was bitten on the hand and neck during the incident, Lancashire Constabulary said.

She was found unwell at her home on Monday and taken to Royal Preston Hospital, where she died on Friday night, the force added.

A 49 year old man from Preston was arrested yesterday on suspicion of offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act. He was later released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Police say a dog remains seized while thier enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log number 1134 of 5 June.