Toronto police charge 2 after woman, daughter attacked by dogs

A Toronto Police Service cruiser is seen in downtown Toronto in this file photo. Ryan Rocca / Global News File

Police have laid criminal negligence charges after a woman and her daughter were attacked by two escaped guard dogs in Toronto.

On Wednesday morning, police said a woman and her daughter were walking near Midland Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East.

Breaking news from Canada and around the world sent to your email, as it happens.

Police said the pair were attacked by two guard dogs that had escaped from a local business. Both the woman and her daughter were taken to hospital.

Toronto police said that they charged a 39-year-old and a 51-year-old from Toronto the next day. Both face a charge of criminal negligence causing bodily harm.

Sponsored content