Man hurt in Carlisle dog attack

Police are investigating an incident where a man in his seventies was bitten by a dog at Hammonds Pond on Christmas Day.

The male sustained an injury to his hand which required stitches following been bitten by the dog which was described as being a biscuit-coloured small terrier which was being walked by a middle-aged woman.

It occurred near to the Scalegate Road entrance to the park at approximately 11.30am.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or knows the identity of the woman walking the dog should contact police on 101.