Man in his 60s mauled to death by three dogs as woman arrested

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Online/REX/Shutterstock (990866a) Street scene Great Britain Wales Lampeter VARIOUS
The tragedy occurred in the town of Lampeter in west Wales (Picture: Online/REX/Shutterstock)
A man in his 60s has died after being attacked by three dogs in a quiet Welsh country town. The victim died at the scene after reportedly being bitten at a property in Lampeter, Ceredigion around 5pm on Monday.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control.

The animals did not fall under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, which bans certain types of dogs.

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They have been removed from the property, where they lived.

A spokeswoman for Dyfed-Powys Police confirmed an investigation has been launched into the circumstances of the tragedy.

She added: ‘A woman was arrested on suspicion of being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control.

‘She has been released under investigation pending further police enquiries.’

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