A 76-year-old woman was bitten by a dog, suffering a cut and bruising.

The victim was going to a newsagents in Silchester Road, St Leonards, when she was bitten on her leg by a brown or tan-coloured Staffie-type dog that was tied up outside.

The dog owner came out the shop and left with his pet. He is described as a slim white man, aged 20 to 25.

Any witnesses to the incident on July 30 can email 101@sussex. pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 507 of 30/07 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.