Police appeal for information following Birchwood dog attack
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Police are appealing for witnesses following a dog attack in Birchwood.
At around 3pm on Tuesday 24 October a man on a mobility scooter was walking his dog when a dog, described as a looking like a XL bully, approached them near to Hamnett Court and attacked the man's dog.
The man tried to intervene and was bitten in the process causing a minor injury.
Another man tried to help and was also bitten receiving a minor injury. A third assisted a woman, who claimed the dog was hers, by putting a lead on the dog, and the woman left the area with the animal.
The dog is described as a male XL Bully-type, tall and slim. He is brown in colour with white patches.
PC Victoria Taylor said:
“I understand this may cause concern in the community and we are working hard to try and locate the dog and its owner. Witnesses also said there were some school children filming the incident. I’d urge anyone with footage of the attack to contact me.”
Anyone with information should contact Cheshire police on 101 or via the website quoting occurrence number 23001059199. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.