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Man injured in dog attack

PUBLISHED: 12:08 28 June 2010 | UPDATED: 17:46 06 July 2010

A 43-YEAR-OLD man required hospital treatment after being attacked by a pitbull-type dog in Lowestoft.

The victim was walking along Tom Crisp Way towards Southwell Road at about 2.

A 43-YEAR-OLD man required hospital treatment after being attacked by a pitbull-type dog in Lowestoft.

The victim was walking along Tom Crisp Way towards Southwell Road at about 2.35pm on Wednesday, June 23, when he was approached by a man who appeared to be with two golden pitbull-type dogs, both of which were off the lead.

Moments later, one of the dogs ran up to the 43-year-old and bit him on the stomach, piercing the skin.

He was taken to the James Paget Hospital at Gorleston, for treatment.

Police need to trace the man with the dogs. He was white, about 5ft 11ins tall, wearing blue tracksuit bottoms and no top.

Anyone with information should PC 1646 Sillett at Lowestoft on 01986 835300.


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