Hunt for owner after man bitten by dog in Finedon

The victim was left with two puncture marks on the back of his thigh

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 12:09 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 12:10 pm

Police are appealing for a dog walker to contact them after a man was bitten by a dog as he walked in a field next to Wellingborough Road in Finedon.

The incident took place between 5pm and 5.15pm on Wednesday, April 7, as the man in his 20s was out walking with his partner when three black and white Collies, off their leads, approached them.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: "One of the dogs started barking aggressively and bit the man on the back of his thigh, causing two small puncture marks.

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Police are appealing for help in identifying the owner of the dogs

"The owner retrieved the dogs and walked away.

"The dog walker is described as a white woman and in her 50s, between 5ft 6 and 8in, and of a slim build.

"She had four black and white Collie dogs – one on a lead and three off the lead."

Officers investigating the incident are appealing for the dog walker or anyone who may recognise her or the dogs' description, to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 21000193452 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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