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Colchester: Police appeal for information after woman is attacked by dog

12:54 03 February 2013

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POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was attacked by a dog in Colchester.

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The woman in her 40s from Colchester was walking her dog on a recreation ground near to Abbots Road when she was attacked by a tanned boxer dog.

The dog was not on a lead and she received bruising and a cut to her right shin. The incident happened at around 1.50pm on Wednesday January 30.

The boxer dog is believed to have been with a woman owner at the time. She is described as being of skinny build with olive skin and long dark hair with bit of red in it. She was also wearing a black jacket and was in the company of another woman who was walking two westie-type dogs.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Ben Towers at Colchester police station on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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