Appeal for information after dog walker is assaulted in Scarborough
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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses or CCTV in relation to a dog bite and assault in Scarborough.
The incident took place around 12.50pm on Wednesday 17 August 2022 on Manor Road, near to the bridge in the park. A man was walking his dog when he was approached by another dog who was off-lead.
A fight broke out between the dogs and as the man attempted to separate them, the owner of the other dog approached and a physical and verbal altercation between the two male dog owners took place. During the altercation, the reportee suffered a number of dog bites to his hands and arms.
Officers are requesting any witnesses to come forward and speak to them, so they can establish the full circumstances around the incident. They’d particularly like to speak to anyone who may have captured phone, doorbell or CCTV footage.
They would also like to speak to the owner of the dog who was off-lead. He is described as being around 5ft 11in tall, with blond spiky hair and was wearing denim.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and speak to our Force Control Room. Please quote incident 12220146439.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220146439.