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Witness appeal launched after Spalding dog walk attack

An investigation has begun and a witness appeal has been launched after a dog died and a man was injured after being attacked in Spalding.

South Holland police has begun an investigation after it says a group of young men aged 13 - 16 years old attacked a male in his 60s who was walking his dogs along the riverbank.

The force says the victim received minor injuries but sadly one of his dogs has passed away after it was attacked by one of the group's dogs.

Police news (33610353)
Police news (33610353)

A statement on South Holland Police's Facebook page said: "We are appealing for witnesses who may have been along the Coronation Channel near to Pecks Drove, Spalding on Monday 15th February 2021 between 11:00 and 11:45.

"We will be completing extra patrols along the Coronation Channel and ask anyone to speak to us if they have any information which can help our inquiries."

To contact the police you can all 101, email force.control@lincs.pnn.police.uk or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote crime reference number 21000091532

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