Police are today appealing for witnesses to come forward as they investigate reports that a dog was injured in an attack by another dog at Appley Beach in Ryde.
The attack took place yesterday (Thursday.)
Investigating Officer, PC Dunn from Newport Police Station said:
“We are assessing an allegation of a criminal offence under section three of the Dangerous Dogs Act whereby a dog has been dangerously out of control in a public place. Enquiries are underway to identify and contact the owner of the second dog accused of the attack.”
Anyone with information can contact PC Dunn at Newport CID by phoning 101. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.