Dog Attacks Man's Face

16 May 2012, 06:00

A man's been taken to hospital with severe facial injuries after being attacked by a dog on Sunday afternoon.

The victim was walking along the road in the Cross Roads areas of Wellingborough between 4.45pm and 5.15pm when he was approached by two men and a dog. The dog attacked the victim, causing him to fall to the floor. He sustained serious facial injuries and received hospital treatment as a result.

The first man accompanying the dog was described as black or of dual heritage, approximately 6 ft tall of a medium build, wearing a charcoal grey tracksuit.

The second man was described as black or of dual heritage, wearing a navy coloured tracksuit with orange or yellow stripes.

The dog is described as a white staffordshire bull terrier or pitball, with a black patch on its rear leg as well as a black patch on its chest.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 - alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.