A GLASGOW woman was rushed to hospital after being mauled by a dog in East Renfrewshire. 

The victim was left covered in bites on her arms and torso following the attack in Cherrybank Gardens on Tuesday. 

Police rushed to the Newton Mearns street at around 1pm and ambulance crews took the woman to hospital for surgery. Her condition is unknown at this time. 

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The animal was seized by officers and a report is now to be sent to procurator fiscal. 

A Police spokesman said: “About 1.14pm on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, officers were called to the report of a woman being attacked by a dog in Cherrybank Gardens in Newton Mearns, Glasgow.

"As a result, the woman was taken to hospital with a number of bites to her arms and torso.

"A dog was seized by police and a report is being prepared for the Procurator Fiscal.”