Officers are appealing for information and witnesses after a child was injured in an incident in Lily Park on Oak Road, Redcar.
The incident happened around 3:30pm on Monday 19th June when an eight-year-old girl was playing on a scooter.
A man who is described as a white, of large build entered the park with two large white dogs believed to be bull terriers. They were both on lime green leads.
The child then ran to her mother and said she had been bitten. She had a small cut to her thigh with bruising.
Officers would like to appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone who may have information regarding the identity of the man with the dogs.
Anyone with information is asked to call PC Lauren Evans from Cleveland Police on 101, quoting reference number 119434, or independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling 0800 555 111.