A bus driver has been hailed a hero after rescuing a guide dog from being attacked by a bull terrier on his bus in Huddersfield.
Richard Moon had stopped to let passengers off the bus when the bull terrier mauled the black labrador retriever.
ITV News reports that he rushed to save the guide dog and pulled the bull terrier away.
He was presented with a special bravery award on Monday.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner reports that the five-year-old labrador retriever suffered a nasty bite but recovered quickly.
Speaking to the newspaper, the dog's owner David Quarmby, 65, said: "It was a very frightening experience and one that left both Mick and I a little traumatised.
"If it wasn't for Richard's quick intervention Mick could have been seriously injured."
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