Dog bites Harpenden man

Police seek information on alleged attack

POLICE are calling for information and witnesses after a man had to physically remove his dog after it allegedly attacked a 43-year-old man from Harpenden.

The incident occurred at around 9am on Saturday, October 29, in the Wheathampstead area of Mackerye End.

The victim suffered bite marks to his leg after the dog, which was not on a lead, ran over as he walked along a footpath, and bit him. The owner of the dog then ran over and allegedly had to physically remove the animal.

The offender was described as a white man aged in his 30s, of medium build. The dog was black and white, possibly a pure-bred collie, about two years old.

Anyone with information can either call PC Marc Capicotto on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.