Witness appeal after dog dangerously out of control in Cheshunt
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Police are appealing for witnesses and information following reports of a dog being dangerously out of control in Cheshunt.
The incident occurred just before 5.50pm today (2 December), on the High Street.
It is reported that a woman was walking her dog down the street when a white dog with grey patches, who was off lead, ran across the road and attacked her dog.
Sadly, the dog died from its injuries.
The owner and the dog left the scene prior to police arrival.
Inspector Jeffrey Scott said: “Our enquiries are continuing, and we are appealing for any witnesses to please get in touch.
“The dog owner is described as a tall, black male, wearing a turquoise coat and jeans. It’s reported that he had a second dog with him, believed to be a Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
“Were you in the area at this time and saw a dog being dangerously out of control, or have any further information that may assist our investigation? Please contact me at [email protected].”
You can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 549 of 2 December.
Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.
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