A WOMAN needed hospital treatment after being bitten by a dog in a Swanage park.

Police have appealed for help to identify a mana and a dog following the incident in Days Park at around 6.30am on Wednesday July 22.

A police spokesman said a woman aged in her 30s was walking in Days Park when she was bitten on the leg by a Lurcher-type dog. She went to hospital for treatment to a small puncture wound to her leg.

Police Constable Jennie Sykes-Martin, of Dorset Police, said: “The victim took a photo of the dog and its owner. I would appeal to the man pictured, or anyone who knows who he is, to please contact Dorset Police.”

Information to Dorset Police on 101, quoting occurrence number 5520010757, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.