Women suffer ‘puncture wounds’ in dog attack

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Police are trying to trace the owners of an out-of-control dog which bit two women on their arms.

The victims, both in their twenties, were walking their dog in Whites Field, off Mill Lane in Chinnor at around 7pm on Wednesday June 17, when they were approached by a dog which jumped up and bit each victim on their arms, causing both to suffer puncture wounds.

The dog owners, two white women, were also verbally aggressive towards the victims.

The first is between 50 and 60-years-old, around 5ft 6ins tall, with very short dark hair and of a large build.

She was wearing dark glasses, a light long-sleeved top and dark trousers.

The second woman is in her late thirties, with blonde shoulder length hair and is of a large build.

She was wearing a zip-up hooded top and blue jeans.

PC Ali Shahed from Thame police station said: “Members of the public who were enjoying their evening may have seen or heard this incident as it was a busy evening on the field.”

Anyone with information is asked to ontact PC Shahed via the police enquiry centre on 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.