Appeal for witnesses after dog walker assaulted

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(Last Updated On: August 20, 2019)

Police have appealed for witnesses after a dog walker was assaulted in Plymouth.

The incident happened on 13th August in the small park in Houndiscombe Road, Mutley at around 4.30pm.

The victim, a local woman in her 20s, was walking her Springer Spaniel when it was attacked by another dog, a Blue Staffordshire Bull Terrier type. When confronted, the female owner of the Bull Terrier pushed the victim to the ground, dislocating her knee. The suspect then made threats before walking off.

The female suspect is described as in her 40s, around 5ft 6ins tall, of medium build and with dark brown hair in a ponytail. She was wearing a grey woolly jumper.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101, quoting crime reference CR/073061/19.

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