Templecombe walker bitten on leg by dog
A MAN was left needing hospital treatment after he was bitten by a dog while out walking in Templecombe.
At around 1.45pm on Monday, February 18, the man was walking along Lily Lane when two women with four dogs walked past him.
One of the dogs – a black and white collie – later ran out of Square Compass Woods and bit the man's leg.
The man was later treated in hospital for his injuries.
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Police are now calling on any witnesses or anyone with information to assist them with their investigation.
Castle Cary PCSO Charlie Allen said: "I am appealing to the two females with the collie dog who have been involved in this incident to come forward to the police.
"We are keen to identify this dog and its owner to ensure a similar incident does not occur."
Police revealed a young male came across the injured man shortly after the incident.
It is thought that the passer-by claimed to know the identity of the two females seen with the collie dog that bit him.
Police are keen to identify and talk to the anonymous passer-by, or anyone else with information about the incident.
Witnesses should contact police on the non-emergency number 101.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.