Man wanted after dog attack

North Bay Promenade, where the attack happened
North Bay Promenade, where the attack happened

Police in Scarborough are appealing for witnesses after a man and his dog were attacked in the street - by another man and his dogs.

The victim, a 50-year-old man from West Yorkshire, was walking his dog along North Bay Promenade at around 7.30pm on Thursday 18 April, when he was approached by another man with two Wirehaired terriers.

Following an argument, the victim was pushed to the ground and his dog was attacked by the terriers.

The victim was not hurt but his dog suffered minor injuries in the incident.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the altercation to contact them with information.

The offender is described white, aged in his mid-40s, around 6ft tall, with a large build and short brown hair. He was wearing a brown jacket.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for PC Gemma Tate or Scarborough police.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to gemma.tate@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12130061640 when passing information about this incident.