Man bitten by dog along Letchworth Greenway

PUBLISHED: 12:10 10 July 2018

A man has been injured by a dog in Letchworth, and police are now appealing for information.

A man has been injured by a dog in Letchworth, and police are now appealing for information.


A man in his 60s has been bitten by a dog while on a morning walk along Letchworth’s Greenway with his retriever cross.

The incident happened at about 7.45am on Thursday in Wilbury Hills Road, near to The Wilbury pub – and police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A dog – described as a black, brown and white medium sized collie – ran up to the victim and bit him on the leg, causing bruising.

The owner of the collie has been described as a white man of medium build, aged in his late 40s to early 50s, balding and wearing shorts and a pink T-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Charlotte Boot by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference number 41/14633/18, or report information online at

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

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