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Police appeal after dog attack in Bishop’s Stortford’s Southern Country Park

A “dangerously out of control” dog attacked a walker in a Bishop’s Stortford park.

The incident in Southern Country Park, Thorley, happened on Wednesday May 29 at around 1.30pm.

The victim was walking alone when the dog, described by Hertfordshire Constabulary as “a ginger Vizsla-type”, bit their right arm, causing a puncture wound.

Herts police appeal
Herts police appeal

PC Kevin Gibbs, from the Bishop’s Stortford policing team, said: “Our enquiries are continuing and I am appealing for anyone with information to please come forward. Please email me at kevin.gibbs@herts.police.uk with any information.”

Witnesses can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator in the force communications room via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/42794/24.

Alternatively, stay anonymous by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via the independent charity’s untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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