Swindon Police search for pet owner after large dog scratches child

By Jessica Durston - 29 September 2022

Crime

Swindon Police are appealing to help locate a dog owner following an incident where a child was scratched by a large dog in the Alanbrooke Park area.

The incident happened last Thursday - 22 September - in the Alanbrooke Park area of Swindon, near Northern Road.
 
At around 5.45pm on the aforementioned date, a boy was scratched after hugging a German Shepherd type dog, who was on a lead at the time.
 
The child was taken to hospital as a precaution.
 
Officers are asking the owner to contact the police on 101, quoting log 5220100981.

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