Facebook Pixel

Appeal following dog bite incident in Poole

03 February 2017
Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was bitten by a dog in Poole.

At around 12.20pm on Saturday 28 January 2017 an eight-year-old boy was riding on his skateboard alongside his mum on a footpath at Whitecliffe Park heading toward Baiter Park, when he was attacked by a white and brown medium-sized beagle-type dog accompanied by a white woman.

The boy sustained bruising to his left leg during the incident.

Police Constable Ben McSorley, of Poole police, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the attack or has any further information that could help me with my investigation to please get in touch.

“I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who recognises the dog and its owner and may know of their whereabouts.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55170015105. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Witness Appeal

Did you see anything? If you have any information to share, please get in touch

Get in touch
News archive FOI disclosure log

Media / Journalists

If you are an accredited journalist or member of the media, please click here for information about how to contact our News Team. They don’t handle other enquiries, but members of the public can contact us in many other way by clicking here.