North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a dog attack that occurred in Colburn, Catterick.
It happened in a wooded area near to Goodwood Avenue between 3pm and 3.30pm on Friday 29 September 2023.
A man was walking two black dogs which are believed to be Labrador’s. One of the black dogs which is believed to be called “Acer” or “Aver” attacked another dog and then bit the owner. The man who was walking with the dogs is described as white, in his early 30's, athletic build with a beard and he was wearing light coloured clothing.
The victim, a 64-year-old woman, had a finger taken off and her dog suffered a punctured intestine.
Police are now requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, officers are appealing for information about this dog and its owner.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email [email protected]
You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101 and ask for Ruth Atkins.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230186855 when passing information.