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Police in Alvaston seek dog walker after dog attack

Posted on 23rd March 2017

Our officers are seeking a dog walker in Alvaston after an alleged dog attack in fields near to Noel Baker School. 

The incident happened in a field behind the school at around 11.50am on the morning of Tuesday, March 21. 

The victim and his wife were walking their Cavalier King Charles spaniel dog when it is alleged that it was attacked by one of two ‘Pit Bull’ type dogs that were on leads being walked by a man. 

Whilst attempts were made to separate the two dogs it is then alleged that the victim was bitten on the arm by the same dog. 

Officers would like to talk the man walking the two ‘Pit Bull’ type dogs. He is described as being: white,  50-55 years of age, about 6’ 2” tall with a large build. He was said to be wearing ‘walking’ type clothes and wellington boots. 

The Cavalier King Charles spaniel is recovering from the incident having had to visit the vets and has been taking medication. The owner too has had to receive treatment for bite marks on his arm. 

If anybody witnessed the incident or has any information they are asked to call PCSO James Sadler on 101, quoting occurrence number 17000120583 or

send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website here.

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