Octogenarian bitten by a dog while walking in Welwyn Garden City

An investigation has been launched after an octogenarian was bitten by a dog in Welwyn Garden City. At around 7.25pm ​​on Tuesday May 31, the man was walking on Parkway near the junction with Barleycroft Road when he was bitten.

He described the dog growing him as medium sized and sandy in color. The dog was being walked by a man described as white, about 40 years old, 6ft tall, of slim build. He had three dogs with him and may have been wearing a cap.

PC Ryan Buddington, who is investigating, said: ‘I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident or who may have information about it as we would like to identify and speak to the owner of the dog. If you can help, I can be contacted directly by email via [email protected]

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You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via our online chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101, citing criminal reference 41./43575/22. Alternatively, you can remain 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their online form not found at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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