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Man bitten by ‘out of control’ dog in Cassiobury Park

A dog that has been described as being ‘dangerously out of control’ has bitten a man while he was taking part in a group exercise class, Herts police have said.

An appeal has been launched after the incident that happened on Wednesday (July 29) in Cassiobury Park, Watford.

The attach happened as a man aged in his 40s, was excersising in a group outdoor fitness class when a dog rushed to him and bit his leg.

PC Richard Beuttler, who is investigating, said: “This was an understandably frightening experience for the victim who suffered a painful injury requiring medical treatment.

“There were a number of people using the park at the time of the incident so we are keen to hear from anyone who believes they may have seen anything.

“We would like to identify the man pictured as part of our enquiries as we believe he may have information that could be useful to our investigation. If you recognise him, please get in touch.”

Watford Police tweeted: “Following our appeal in relation to a dog attack in Cassiobury Park, a person has come forward to help us with our enquiries.  Thank you to all who shared the appeal and took the time to email PC Beuttler. The investigation is continuing. #WatfordPolice (7862)”

You can email PC Beuttler at richard.beuttler@herts.pnn.police.uk, report information online at herts.police.uk/report, talk to one of their Force Communication Room operators via web chat at herts.police.uk/contact, or call the non-emergency 101 number, quoting reference 41/59857/20.