In breaking news, a 76-year-old man has been attacked by a dog in Granville this afternoon.
The man has sustained serious injuries to his calf after the dog latched onto his leg.
He is currently undergoing surgery in Westmead Hospital.
The gruesome injuries to his lower right leg resulted in a great deal of blood.
The man is understood to have been riding his bike when the staffy bull terrier escaped from a neighbouring yard.
There are reports that due to the man's age, there could be further complications from the incident.
He is understood to have regularly have ridden along this route in Granville, and the dog is known to have escaped from the yard several times.
At the time of writing, police were yet to speak with the owners of the dog.