A MAN had cash and his mobile phone stolen after being mugged in Accrington.

The victim was also bitten by a dog during the incident in the early hours of this morning.

Police were called to Ranger Street at around 2.45am after two men, who had an Alsatian and pitbull-type dog with them, had stolen the money and phone from the man.

The victim was thought to be walking home after a night out.

The man suffered minor leg injuries as a result of the dog bite.