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Suffolk Police are reminding dog owners to ensure their dogs are under control when out walking.

The advice follows an incident in Brandon during which an 11-year-boy sustained minor injuries.

The incident took place between 4pm and 6pm on Wednesday June 15, at the skate park near to Brandon Leisure Centre in Church Road.

Police are reminding dog owners to take appropriate steps to ensure their dogs are under control
Police are reminding dog owners to take appropriate steps to ensure their dogs are under control

The boy was bitten in the knee by a dog described as a black Labrador puppy.

Police would like to trace the owner of the dog and speak with them regarding the incident.

Police are also urging dog owners to be mindful of their surroundings, and are reminding them that a short lead is always advisable, as dogs can be unpredictable around people, other animals and vehicles.

For more information regarding responsible dog ownership please refer to the Suffolk Police website here

Anybody with any information please contact Suffolk Police quoting reference 37/37364/22, via the police webite, here, or email libby.appleyard2@suffolk.police.uk