A WOMAN was bitten by a dog as she walked into a pet store in Poole.

Police have released CCTV of a woman they wish to speak to after the incident, which happened at 5.50pm on Friday, January 26 outside Pets at Home on the Redlands Poole Retail Park, Branksome.

The victim was walking into the shop when she was bitten on her left thigh. The bite ripped through her jeans but didn't puncture her skin.

She suffered a large bruise.

The dog is described as a 'collie breed' or similar.

PC Sian Dibley, of Poole police, said: “We are keen to trace the dog and its owner."

Anyone who knows the woman in the CCTV image should contact police via dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting 55180013774.