E-fit appeal after girl was bitten by dog in Basildon park

Police have released an e-fit image of a woman they would like to speak to about an incident in which a girl was bitten by a dog in Basildon.

The 14-year-old girl was walking her dog near the football pitch in Rushley Park, Burnt Mills Road at 4.15pm on Saturday June 27, when a German Shepherd ran towards them and started chasing her dog.

As the girl picked up her pet, the German Shepherd bit her on the hand.

A woman and a man retrieved the dog and took it away.

The man was described as white, about 6ft tall, and of medium build. He was aged in his early 30s and had short dark hair, tattoos, and wore a grey T-shirt.

The woman was described as white, about 5ft 5ins tall and had shoulder length blonde hair with green tints. She was of slim build, had tattoos, and wore a black vest and denim shorts.

Anyone with information should contact PC Elliott Cox in the Basildon local policing team on 101 quoting reference 42/95020/20.

You can also report online at https://www.essex.police.uk

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Mick Ferris

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