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Dog bite incident in Lavenham's Bears Lane leaves woman requiring six stitches on arm




A dog bite incident in Lavenham left a woman in her 60s needing stitches, with police appealing for anybody who witnessed what happened to come forward.

The incident occurred in Bears Lane at approximately 11.20am on Sunday, when the victim was walking past an Alsatian dog, which was on a lead and being walked by two adults aged in their 50s and another pair of younger-looking adults.

The Alsatian then lunged at the woman and bit her left arm, causing an injury that subsequently required treatment with six stitches.

A dog bite incident in Lavenham left a woman in her 60s needing stitches, with police appealing for anybody who witnessed what happened to come forward
A dog bite incident in Lavenham left a woman in her 60s needing stitches, with police appealing for anybody who witnessed what happened to come forward

The dog owners were apologetic and provided assistance to the victim, although no details were exchanged.

Suffolk Police would now like to hear from anybody who saw what happened, or who knows the identity of the dog owners.

To get in touch with police, call 101, quoting the incident reference number 37/28429/21.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555111.

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