Appeal after man bitten by dog in Hockley Woods

Police are appealing for information after a man reported being bitten by a dog in Hockley

The victim reported he was out running in Hockley Woods, Main Road between 8.30pm and 8.35pm on Wednesday November 1. when he was bitten by a medium-sized black and white dog.

The victim described the dog as appearing similar to a jack Russell.

The dog’s owner, who police wish to speak with, is described as a white woman, with long, black hair, between 50 and 60 years of age, and wearing a long, black coat.

She reportedly had up to eight dogs with her at the time of the incident.

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, you can contact police quoting reference number 42/196126/23 by submitting a report at or by using the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Alternatively you can call 101.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.