Bury St Edmunds: Teenager bitten by dog

A 17-YEAR-OLD has been bitten by a dog while he was walking along Hospital Road, in the town.

He was attacked at around 1.30pm on Saturday and police are now appealing for anyone who may have seen the incident to contact them.

The tan coloured medium sized dog was walking on a lead with its owner who was a white woman, around 5ft 11ins tall, aged approximately 40-50 years old, with auburn/reddish brown shoulder length hair.

As the teenager passed the dog and woman the dog jumped up and bit him just above the hip causing a puncture wound and drawing blood.

The boy was left shocked by the incident but carried on walking and then reported the incident to police.


You may also want to watch:


Anyone who recognises the woman and the dog from the description or were in the area and witnessed this incident can call PCSO Tim Hartup, at Bury St Edmunds East/West Safer Neighbourhood Team, on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference: BU/12/2705

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus