Two 'aggressive' dogs on the loose in Bristol

Avon & Somerset Police
Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Armed police have descended on an area of Bristol this afternoon (Sunday, April 17) where two "aggressive" dogs are still on the loose.

Avon and Somerset Police has confirmed armed officers are at The Groves, Hartcliffe as of 2.40pm, and are on the hunt for two dangerous dogs which are roaming the area.

Avon and Somerset Police say two men were injured by dogs this morning and have been treated in hospital for their injuries.

On Facebook Avon and Somerset Police said: "We're grateful for the public's support and patience while we have been dealing with an incident involving two dogs. We can confirm two men were wounded by dogs this morning and have attended hospital for treatment for their injuries.

"Searches across the Hartcliffe area have been taking place since but at present neither dog has been found. However, we'd like to reassure people we've not been made aware of any other people sustaining an injury."

People are being not to approach the dogs if spotted but call 999 immediately, quoting log 344.