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Yorkshire terrier bites boy in park

The Argus: Yorkshire terrier bites boy in park Yorkshire terrier bites boy in park

A boy was bitten by a dog in a park while out walking with his family.

Police in Eastbourne are investigating an incident at the resort's Prince's Park in which a 14-year-old boy was bitten by a brown Yorkshire terrier. 

It happened at about 3.30pm on Wednesday, 16 April, when the boy, accompanied by his mother and sister, was attacked by the dog near the play park bridge off Channel View Road.

The dog had been sitting on a bench with its owner but as the family passed it jumped up at the boy, biting him on the leg and causing a puncture wound.

The owner did give contact details to the boy's mother but officers would like to hear from anyone else who saw what happened.

They should phone Sussex Police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk, quoting serial 990 of 16/4. 

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1:15am Fri 18 Apr 14

whatevernext2013 says...

hate to say it but the dog should be put down ,one bite is one too many
hate to say it but the dog should be put down ,one bite is one too many whatevernext2013
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9:14am Fri 18 Apr 14

plantwoman says...

Slow news day then?
Slow news day then? plantwoman
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