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Dog bite incident in Ipswich

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Ipswich where a dog walker was bitten on the arm by another dog.
 
The incident took place on Saturday 20 June at about 9.20am on a path behind Suffolk Retail Park on London Road in the town. A man was walking his two dogs, a staffie and border collie, on leads when a woman approached from opposite direction with her dog off of a lead. When the male attempted to get in between the dogs he was bitten on the arm by the woman’s dog causing a puncture wound. One of the victim’s dogs then bit the woman’s dog.

The male victim managed to push the offending dog away before the female then put it on a lead. After the incident the female walked away in the direction of Bramford Road.

The woman is described as white, with dark hair, was about five foot six inches tall and in her late 30s and was wearing a white blouse and dark bottoms. Her dog was a grey staffie. She had two children with her aged about 10 years old.
 
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has knowledge of it should contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference 37/34268/20
 
Website – http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update 
 
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Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org 
 
Phone – Call 101 
 
Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.