Appeal after child is bitten by dog in park

By Layth Yousif

15th Aug 2022 | Local News

Appeal after child is bitten by dog in park
Appeal after child is bitten by dog in park

Appeal after child is bitten by dog in park - Stevenage

Officers are appealing for information and witnesses after a boy was bitten by a dog while playing in a Stevenage park. 

The incident happened at the playing fields off Chester Road and Canterbury Way, with the boy, aged 11, suffering injuries to his face and requiring hospital treatment. His cheek had been bitten and scratched. 

The dog is described as brown and medium in size. 

PC Georgina Yeabsley said: "This incident happened in the middle of the afternoon during the school summer holidays when there were several other people on the fields who may have seen what happened.

"If you witnessed the incident or have information that could help us to identify the dog's owners please get in touch."

The incident occurred on Wednesday, July 27 at around 215pm. 

You can email PC Yeabsley at [email protected], report information online, use online web chat, or call our non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 41/60436/22.

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