New description of dog owner released after Letchworth attack

PUBLISHED: 13:04 19 July 2018 | UPDATED: 13:04 19 July 2018

Police have issued a description of a dog owner whose animal allegedly bit a man in Letchworth.

Police have issued a description of a dog owner whose animal allegedly bit a man in Letchworth.

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Police have issued a fresh appeal for information after an alleged dog attack in Letchworth, this time giving a further description of the animal’s owner.

The incident is described as happening at 7.45am on Thursday, July 5, on the Greenway near The Wilbury pub in Wilbury Hills Road.

The victim, a man in his 60s, was walking his retriever cross when a dog – described by police as a black, brown and white medium-sized collie – ran up to him and bit him on the leg. He has been left with bruising.

The owner of the dog who bit the man is described as a white man in his late 40s to early 50s, who was of medium build. He is described as balding, with shorts and a pink T-shirt. He walked with what police have called “a distinctive limp”.

Anyone with information should call PC Charlotte Boot on 101, quoting crime reference 41/14633/18, or give information at herts.police.uk/report.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org.

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