A woman was bitten in the stomach by a dog when she was walking home in the early hours, prompting a police appeal.

The incident is alleged to have taken place at about 3.30am on Saturday in Second Avenue, Sudbury. 

According to Suffolk police, the victim was walking home when she was bitten in stomach by one of two Staffy-type dogs. 

The dogs were being walked by a woman described as being aged in her 50s.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk police quoting crime reference number 37/67028/23.