Man sought by police after dog bites woman

UPDATE: Dorset Police have released this statement: “Following an image appeal, a man has come forward and will be spoken to by officers. No arrests have been made.”

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Police have issued an image of a man they would like to speak to, following a report of a dog bite incident in Swanage.

At around 6.30 am on Wednesday 22nd July 2020, police say that a woman aged in her 30s was walking in Days Park when she was bitten on the leg by a Lurcher-type dog. She went to hospital for treatment to a small puncture wound to her leg.

Police Constable Jennie Sykes-Martin, of Dorset Police, said:

“The victim took a photo of the dog and its owner. I would appeal to the man pictured, or anyone who knows who he is, to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200107571.

Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.

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