Burton Latimer dog walker who abused Staffie wanted by police

The incident took place in Burton Latimer on Saturday, November 13

By Alison Bagley
Tuesday, 16th November 2021, 4:55 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th November 2021, 4:56 pm

A woman who was seen hitting and shouting at a dog that she was walking in Burton Latimer is being sought by Northamptonshire Police.

The dog walker was in Church Street when she was reported to have struck the sandy/mousey brown-coloured Staffordshire Bull Terrier on a lead.

The incident took place on Saturday, November 13 between 7pm and 8pm, with the woman described as white, in her 50s with her hair in a bun.

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A spokesman for Northants Police said: "Police are appealing for information after a woman was seen abusing a dog in Burton Latimer.

"Between 7pm and 8pm on Saturday, November 13, the woman was seen in Church Street shouting at and striking a sandy/mousey brown-coloured Staffordshire Bull Terrier she was walking on a lead.

"She is described as white, aged around 50 and 5ft 4in. She had blonde hair worn in a bun, a maroon top under a red raincoat and blue jeans, and was carrying a blue carrier bag.

"Anyone with information about the woman’s identity or the incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 - incident number 21000662790."