Ipswich: Dog Walker And Pet Attacked

7 September 2013, 07:03

A woman and her dog have been attacked while walking in Ipswich.

The incident happened in Bridgewood park area at approximately 10.15am on Tuesday 3 September.

A 47-year-old woman was walking two dogs in the park when a beige coloured Staffordshire Bull Terrier or similar type dog approached and attacked one of her dogs. 

The victim turned around and a woman was behind her, who then began to make threatening comments.  The female offender grabbed the victim’s hair, damaged her glasses and assaulted her.  As a result of the incident the victim sustained a cut to the face.

The offender is described as a white woman, of a slim build, mid-twenties in age, had black hair in a ponytail style, approximately 5’4” tall and was wearing a blue t-shirt, black cropped shorts and large sunglasses.  She had three dogs described as Staffordshire Bull Terriers or a similar breed.

A white man with a dog was in the area at the time and is believed to have witnessed the incident.  Police are keen to speak with him or anyone else who may have witnessed the incident by calling PC Luke Swain from Ipswich on 101, quoting crime reference IE/13/2591 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.