Appeal for information after a man was bitten by a dog in Wootton Abingdon

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a man in his sixties was bitten by a dog outside the One Stop store on Besselsleigh Road in Wootton, Abingdon.

The victim was walking past a woman on a mobility scooter and her dogs when one dog jumped up and bit him on his forearm, causing a puncture wound He did not require any hospital treatment.

The owner of the dog was a slim woman with long dark hair and was on a large mobility scooter. She had two dogs with her at the time.

Investigating officer PC Alasdair Uren, based at Abingdon police station said: “I am appealing for any witnesses of this incident to come forward, or if anyone knows of a woman matching the description in the area, or if you believe it was you, to please get in touch.

“You can report online or call 101 quoting reference 43200159194.

“Alternatively, you can also call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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