Leafleting Medway councillor mauled by dog in Strood

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Councillor Jane Chitty suffered nerve damage to three fingers when she was attacked by the dog

A Medway councillor has been attacked by a dog while campaigning for the Conservative Party.

Jane Chitty was delivering leaflets in Deacon Close, Strood, on Friday when a Staffordshire bull terrier mauled her hand through a letterbox.

She has since undergone a five-hour operation to repair nerve damage to three fingers.

The Conservative councillor holds the portfolio for strategic development and economic growth on Medway Council.

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