A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy suffered puncture wounds after he was bitten by a dog at a Weymouth pub.
Police have said that at around 5.30pm on Friday, April 1, a nine-year-old boy was bitten on the leg by a dog while riding a scooter at the Admiral Hardy in Chickerell Road. He sustained puncture wounds and a scratch.
The dog is described as a Poodle-type dog and of a dirty cream colour. The dog was with a man and a woman.
The man is described as white, about 65 years old, approximately six feet tall and of medium build with white/grey short hair and was clean shaven wearing blue jeans. The woman was described as white, short and of slight build with a grey/blonde straight bob and was wearing dark jeans and a mac. They left in a white Citroen C3-type car.
A spokesman for Weymouth & Portland Police said: “We are appealing for anyone who recognises the dog owners or dog from the descriptions given to please get in touch as our enquiries to identify them have so far been unsuccessful.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/do-it-online,, via email email@example.com or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220052397. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.