Witnesses sought after boy, 13, is attacked by 'Rottweiler' while …
The incident was said to have happened around 5.30pm on Wednesday, February 24
A BOY bitten by a dog while playing football in a Lower Earley park last week has prompted a police investigation.
The 13-year-old required treatment at the Royal Berkshire Hospital for a puncture wound following the incident in Chalfont Park at approximately 5.30pm last Wednesday, February 24.
He has since been discharged.
The dog was believed to be both unaccompanied and a black and brown coloured Rottweiler.
PC Alister Little, investigating officer from Loddon Valley police station, said: This was a very distressing and painful incident for the victim.
We would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this incident or think they may recognise the description of the dog involved.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Little via the 101 enquiry line.
Alternatively, details can be passed over anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.