Derbyshire man, 86, savagely attacked by two dogs and left ‘needing skin graft’

Derbyshire police are appealing for information after an 86-year-old man was attacked by two dogs in Long Eaton, leaving him in need of a skin graft.

Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 11:42 am
Updated Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 11:42 am

At around 11am on Monday, 3 February the man was walking on Meadow Lane, Long Eaton when he was attacked by two German Sheperd type dogs.

He was bitten twice. Police said that one of the bites was so gory they were unwilling to publish photos.

PCSO Matt Boyer said: “The victim did not see where the dogs came from or where they went.

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The man was bitten twice by the dogs.

“One of the bites to his arm is particularly nasty and will require skin grafting, he has been left very shaken after the attack.

“I would therefore urge anyone who knows anything about the incident or perhaps knows who owns these two dogs to make contact with me.”

If you have any information call police on 101, quoting reference number 20*64124.