04/05/2017

Dog Attack in Pallister Park

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Police are appealing for information after a 65-year-old woman and her Staffordshire Bull Terrier called Buster were attacked near to the tennis courts in Pallister Park in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred on Sunday 30th April at 12pm when the victim was walking her dog when another dog broke free from its lead and attacked the victim and her dog causing injury to both of them.

The victim suffered a serious injury to her knee and she is being treated at James Cook University Hospital. The dog suffered some puncture wounds and is making good recovery.

It is believed the dog that attacked them is described as being an American Bulldog which was white and brindle in colour and the owner of this dog is described as being a white female in her 30s.

Anyone with information regarding the incident or anyone who may know who the dog belongs to is asked to contact PC Nigel Rusby on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.