Council binman attacked by two giant dogs while on his rounds in Wigan
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An armed police unit was sent to the scene of the terrifying attack in the Lily Lane/Furlong Close area of Bamfurlong at around 10.30am on Thursday.
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries and is now recovering.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) confirmed three dogs had been seized, and an investigation into the incident was ongoing. No arrests were made.
Residents reported a large police presence following the attack.
A GMP spokesperson said: “The three dogs have been seized and the victim was released from the hospital the same day, with serious but not life-threatening injuries.”
A Wigan Council spokesperson said: “We are aware of an incident that took place on Thursday, March 23 resulting in the injury of a Wigan Council employee who is now recovering.
“The incident is being investigated by GMP and we are carrying out our own enquiries.”