A 37-YEAR-OLD delivery driver needed to go to hospital when he was allegedly attacked by a dog while dropping off a parcel.

The large black dog reportedly ran out the open front door of a property in Iona Gardens, Old Kilpatrick around 3.45pm on May 31.

The man used the parcel to fend off a second bite, say police.

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A 55-year-old woman will be reported to the procurator fiscal for an offence under the Dangerous Dogs Act.

The delivery driver was given antibiotics after the incident and the dog is currently remaining with its owner.