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Dog walker attacked by 'pit bull' type dog in Ketley

By Mat Growcott | Telford | Crime | Published:

A dog walker and his pet were attacked by a "pit bull" type dog during an evening walk.

The attack happened in Ketely, Telford

The man was walking in Ketley at around 7pm when the attack by the loose dog occurred.

The dog was described as being brown with a white coat, and as a Staffordshire or Pit Bull terrier type animal.

The victim was able to pick up his own dog, a young springer spaniel in time to prevent it being bitten but the other animal, which the man described as very aggressive, continued to jump up at him causing both he and his pet to become very distressed.

Police are looking for anybody with information about the animal or the incident on Saturday to come forward.

Anyone who may have witnessed something or has information that could assist the police identify the dog and its owners is asked to call 101 quoting reference 688S of May 13.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via their website crimestoppers-uk.org

Mat Growcott

By Mat Growcott
Trainee Multi-Media Journalist - @MGrowcott_Star

Shropshire Star reporter

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