Police appeal after boy bitten by dog
A 17-YEAR-OLD boy was left in a state of shock after being bitten by a dog while walking in Bury St Edmunds.
The teenager was bitten just above the hip causing a puncture wound after passing the dog, in Hospital Road, at about 1.30pm on Saturday.
The tan coloured medium sized dog was walking on a lead with its owner who was a white woman, about 5ft 11in tall, aged approximately 40 to 50-years-old, with auburn/reddish brown shoulder length hair.
The boy was left shocked by the incident but carried on walking and then reported the incident to police.
Anyone who recognises the woman and the dog from the description or were in the area and witnessed this incident, calls should be made to PCSO Tim Hartup at Bury St Edmunds East/West Safer Neighbourhood Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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Saturday 25 May 2013
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