'Large-headed dog' wounds Yorkshire terrier in Brimington attack

A police investigation is underway after a dog attack in the Chesterfield area left a Yorkshire terrier seriously wounded.

Wednesday, 30th March 2016, 12:48 pm
Updated Wednesday, 30th March 2016, 3:31 pm

Police are appealing for information after a Yorkshire Terrier was bitten by another dog on Thistle Park, off Station Road in Brimington.

The incident took place at about noon on Thursday March 24

Derbyshire police said: "The Yorkshire Terrier suffered a broken leg and severe bleeding but is now recovering after extensive treatment at the vets.

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"The attacking dog was with a white man, who was aged between 40 - 45-years-old. The dog is described as being large, cream, black and grey and part terrier. It had a large head."

Anyone with information that would help officers identify the dog owner should contact PC 2738 Stuart Hind on 101, quoting incident number 216/25/03/16, or send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website here. Anyone with information can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.