Police appeal after dog attacks boy in Kendal

Officers appealing for witnesses after dog attack

Officers appealing for witnesses after dog attack

First published in News

A NINE-year-old boy suffered facial injuries after being attacked by a dog in Kendal.

The youngster was playing in a small field between Broad Ing Crescent and Jenkin Rise at around 4pm on Thursday (August 19) when the dog went for him.

Cumbria Police, who are appealing for witnesses, described the animal as a brown medium-sized, short-haired dog with possibly a white mark on its tail.

A force spokesman said: "The  boy needed hospital treatment for his facial injury but is now making a full recovery."

Anyone with information should contact Pc 1780 Jackson on the non-emergency number 101.

Comments

Post a comment

Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms. Do not post anything that is false, abusive or malicious. If you wish to complain, please use the ‘report this post’ link.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree