A 43-YEAR-OLD woman has died after being bitten by a dog in West Melton on Friday.

South Yorkshire Police said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene, at a property on Masefield Road, after being injured by the animal.

A 42-year-old man was also attacked and taken to hospital, suffering injuries to his hands, face and abdomen.

Two dogs were taken from the property by officers, and neither were a banned breed, police said.