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.

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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 www.herts.police.uk/Report.

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

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