Appeal made after woman's hand is bitten by a dog

Published on: Thursday, 21st September 2023
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Long Eaton Safer Neighbourhood Police Officers are appealing for information after reports a woman’s hand was bitten by a dog in Draycott.

The incident is understood to have happened on Station Road, outside the pharmacy, at around 11:40am on Tuesday 5th September.

The victim, a woman in her 70s, was walking with a friend when they passed a man walking with a dog, which is thought to have been a Rottweiler.

She reported that the dog bit her hand, and that she suffered a wound which she received medical treatment for. The injury is not thought to be serious.

The man wanted for questioning over the incident is described as wearing dark clothing and having a thin, pointed nose.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or with any information which can help identify the owner is asked to get in touch on the non-emergency details below, quoting reference 23000556476:

You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or by visiting

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