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Appeal after loose dog bites man in a Nottinghamshire field

Police are seeking the public’s help after a dog on the loose bit a man while he was walking through a field.

The 54-year-old man required hospital treatment after the brown Alsatian ran up to him and bit him to his groin area.

It happened on land at the back of South Avenue, Rainworth, at around 4.30pm on Friday 12 August.

Police Constable Louise Bicknell, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The dog didn’t have a collar on and there was no-one else in the field at the time of the incident. It’s believed the dog ran off towards Little John Drive.

“I am appealing for anyone who has any CCTV footage which may cover the area or anyone who has any information about the dog to please get in touch.

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“If this is your dog, or you have any information that could assist us with our enquiries, please call the police on 101, quoting incident 529 of 12 August 2022.”

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