AN 18-YEAR-OLD woman has needed hospital treatment after being mauled by a dog in Bradford.

The victim is understood to have undergone surgery for facial injuries at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

The dog involved is believed to be a Doberman, which is said to have injured the woman as she was house-sitting at an address in the Wyke area.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police confirmed the incident on Monday had been reported to officers, but added the woman had decided not to make any official complaint.